I know last week was all about Boston, but sometimes amidst all the words and pictures of people it is tough to appreciate the attempts at photography that I make. So, even though I am beyond amateur and these were taken with a point and shoot camera, here are my sweet shots from my trip. I am was going to link up with Sweet Shot Tuesdays for the first time, but I since have found out that it is not going on this month. However, that isn't going to stop me from sharing these with you! I will just have to take more sweet shots to share when the link up party begins again.
I recently finished a book by Brene Brown titled, DaringGreatly . It really moved me, and I am definitely still processing it. At the beginning of the book I wasn’t resonating deeply with the topic of vulnerability, as most people will tell you I am an “open book”. I will answer most questions without holding back and love to deep dive into good conversation. However, what I came to realize through her many examples is that we all wrestle with vulnerability, guilt and shame throughout this book even if is more momentary than constant. I gleaned SO MUCH from this book that I did not anticipate, and I thought I would share this Parenting Manifesto that she put right at the end of the book. I am printing it and framing it for our nursery, as I think it communicates some deep parts of my heart cry for parenting my kiddos well. I hope this resonates with someone else as much as it did with me. I needed these words to remind me that parenting is not a checklist,