Of all the lessons Vicki, a wise and patient counselor, taught me, being authentic and present is high on the list.
The best experiences in my life this last year, especially those involving my children, have come as I’ve put the phone away and just been in the moment.
Backpacking with my son. Playing a silly game with the kids. Hanging on the beach. Floating along in the ocean waves next to my daughter with our faces buried in the water looking at the creatures. And this past weekend.