Tag Archive: life lessons

posted a blog on January 8, 2017

Last weekend, I attended my first day-long meditation retreat. We’d done several sits, heard several talks, taken several breaks. But then came the retreat leader’s question, Who would you be if you stopped believing there was something wrong with you? The question smacked me in my head like a wet washcloth of realty. My eyes...  

posted a blog on October 14, 2016

My kids are both tucked into their beds, sweaty hairs on the pillow, small warm bodies snuggled into fresh sheets with their overhead fans whirring and white noise all around. Like most other days, I snuck out from my son’s room and closed his door (wondering yet again if it was a good idea to...  

posted a blog on October 7, 2016

I read a lot of blogs. I love to know how other parents look at the world, even if I disagree or wouldn’t quite see the same things. Lately I’ve seen several posts floating around from moms who wanted the world to know why their children don’t play sports. I get it. Sports can be...