How to Be a Blessing to Others This Holiday Season

How to Be a Blessing to Others This Holiday Season

I’ve been talking and writing a lot about the holidays, because I’ve seen how much my friends and others are doing this season, and how they’re sometimes a little hesitant to talk about the struggles they’re having. After all, this is supposed to be the season of joy, the time when everyone is cheerful—at least according to all the smiling family photos and Christmas letters detailing lots of accomplishments that land in the mailbox every day.

Balancing Work, Life, and Family (Part 2)

Balancing Work, Life, and Family (Part 2)

As I evaluate how I use my time and my resources, I determine priorities based on roles that only I can fill. For example, if I have a client meeting in the evening and my daughter needs me to be at a mother/daughter event at the same time,  I can always send a staff member to the client meeting. But I’m the only person who can be my daughter’s mom, so being with her takes priority.