Sunshine and Rain

The sky is blue. But it is raining. Do you know what kind of pressure this puts on someone like me?! What does it mean? Where’s the lesson? What analogy can I use? How can I fit this into a story? Sunshine and rain AT THE SAME TIME? You are killing me, Nature. At least […]

(un)prepared for the next stage

Since my oldest daughter was born nine (almost nine and a half) years ago, I really haven’t had an abundance of child-free time. Now that I think about it, even before she was born my life was pretty kid-centric; in the years before she joined our family I worked at preschools, first in Miami and […]

When Health & Nutrition Are Easy

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #100MillionReasons #CollectiveBias The week we returned from our beach vacation in Florida, I took my 5 year-old to the doctor for a cough. The cough started while we were in Florida and seemed to get worse during our vacation. […]

A Path to Find Your Voice

In my twenties I discovered yoga makes my life better. Yoga practice calms me, gives me the space I need in my mind, helps me connect my brain and my body to each other. With ignorance I stumbled into a home practice, later finding classes and books and teachers to guide me bit by bit. Though […]

This is 40

Today is my 40th birthday. I don’t understand what 40 is supposed to be. Am I old? Is 40 the new insert-younger-age-here? Should I feel good or bad about this birthday? I’m inclined to say “good” but honestly I’m a little tired and my back hurts. Really a birthday is just another day. I still had to […]