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Belly Laughs … and … Sacred Wisdom: Because “Sex is Tricky”

Source Unknown but greatly appreciated!

Oh my gosh!  I just had to share this …

I enjoyed one of the hardiest, belly laughs – the kind that tickles you clear down to your soul – when I came across this brilliant post by the incomparable ‘truth teller’ and ‘hope spreader’ who is Glennon Doyle Melton.  And … in the same sacred moment,  was reminded of the delicate balance we straddle when we try to talk with our delightful, precocious, brilliant, young children about how babies are created.

I hope you enjoy this hilarious and humbling and heart-warming essay as much as I did!

Still grinning,  Karen

[Guest Post]: And They Weren’t Even Lululemons: How to Take Negative Feedback and Feel Embarrassed Without Getting Defensive or Devastated

[GUEST POST]: This blog is so filled with great ways to handle negative experiences, embarrassing moments … those times when we tend to beat ourselves up! It is both entertaining and enlightening! I just had to share it!

One Shrink's Perspective

I was riding my bike to a dentist appointment yesterday. I was taking my time. It was a nice, leisurely ride. Meditative. Enjoyable. That is, it was, until a woman rode up beside me and said, “Excuse me…I’m sorry to bother you but…I just wanted to let you know your pants are completely see-through.

Oh shit.

First thoughts? They can’t be! What a bitch!  followed by Megan, You’re SUCH an idiot. How embarrassing. That poor girl riding behind me. That poor world riding/driving behind me! Maybe if my butt wasn’t so huge, my pants wouldn’t be see-through. How many times have I cycled in these pants? Do people know me as the see-through pants girl? Maybe they’ve done a story on me in the Metro. “They call her The Nude RiderUnbeknownst to her, she wears no pants. She cycles…once at dawn, once at dusk, ignorantly, her undergarments proudly modelling…

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