Letting Go and Letting Kids Be Kids

Heyen Real Estate Halloween Pumpkin Decorating

In a world full of social media perfection, unrelaistic expectations and contant comparision - I sometimes find it hard to let my kids just be kids. Too often I find myself cluttering our lives with elaborate activities, events and commitments because I tuly want my kids to have great experiences. But, then once we are in the thick of it I am miserable because I can't let go of what I want the outcome to be. How I want the project to turn out. What their behaviour should be.

Here in Nebraska, we have finally started the transition into my favorite time of year, Fall! On the way home from church, we stopped at the grocery store to pick up some items for lunch and outside were the pumpkins. The kids eyes lit up and they begged to get their pumpkins for...