The Brady Bunch love continues to grow in our home (
click here to read My Very Brady Blog), and the
lessons from each episode lead to meaningful conversations about
our choices and experiences.
Like when Peter needs to sing with his brothers and sisters and
his voice keeps cracking - at first they are annoyed and worried,
but Peter's puberty is inevitable, so they create a new song, a
song where he can show off his ever-changing voice with pride.
Change is rarely easy - it often means venturing into the
unknown, and this can be unsettling and scary.
But change is really the only thing we can count on.
Sometimes it's forced upon us - our children grow up, a friend
moves away, a pet dies.
And sometimes change is based on choice - trying something new,
venturing out of a comfort zone, following your heart.
And for me it is one of those times. I have been a Chicago
Parent blogger for over two years, and it's time for me to move to
a new place.
Chicago Parent, specifically Tamara O'Shaughnessy, gave me my
first break and published my first article, so I am forever
grateful and a forever fan.
And I still plan to write for Chicago Parent Magazine as much as
possible, but this blog will be moving to a new location. I look
forward to the challenge and I welcome new and exciting
So if you enjoy The Self-Aware Parent blog, you
can continue to read it by clicking here and even subscribing to it so
each post ends up in your inbox.
I deeply hope we stay connected as I go with the flow, try
something new, and live life based on some Brady philosophy…
When it's time to change, then it's time to
Don't fight the tide, come along for the ride, don't you
When it's time to change, you've got to
Who you are into what you're gonna
Sha na na na - na na na na na - Sha na na na
With love and gratitude,
Cathy Adams is a certified parenting coach, yoga instructor and mother to three girls.
See more of Cathy's stories here.
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