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Dating as a single mom

April 8, 2019

Apparently we don’t have to repeat the same relationship patterns over and over again. Was this helpful? Let me know which part really hit home, in the comments below. You’re more powerful than… Read More

Why I take my kids to Counselling

February 21, 2019

My life is not perfect. A few years ago one of my girls broke a window in a fit of rage. You know, the antique glass window? My other girl has slammed too many doors… Read More

When the World Turns in 10 minutes

September 28, 2018

It’s the most stressful 10 minutes of my year. Every year. I’m standing watching my daughter in the school yard and there are hoards of kids running around reuniting after a summer apart. It’s the… Read More

My Kids are Fighting Over Media

May 24, 2018

My kids are fighting over media. This isn’t the usual “get out of my room!” or “she did this to me” fighting. They’re fighting about what to post on Instagram.  One day it was a… Read More

Smiling kids in a huddle, all wearing plaid shirts

Peace, Love and Dendrites

May 3, 2018

It was a difficult yelling, fighting, and rushing kinda morning with the kids. Dropping them off at school, I couldn’t erase the morning. But I could remind them about starting over. We didn’t do well with being kind to each other this morning. We can do better. Go out there and be kind today. Read More

Thank you, Laura.

March 1, 2018

It’s been 13 years, but I still remember Laura’s advice. She was the down-to-earth nurse who ran the New Mom’s group at the local hospital. In those early days, I never passed up an opportunity… Read More

Walking Forward with Shaky Legs

April 25, 2017

My eldest daughter seemed to morph into a teenager overnight and I just about lost my mind. I thought I was ready. I’d supported countless women and teens through this same transition and always thought… Read More

Dashed Hopes and Letting Go

August 29, 2016

No one was more shocked than me when my oldest daughter told me she wanted to take a professional level yoga training with me this fall. She wanted to study—with her mother. Asking all kinds… Read More