Losing Your Cool

Dec 6, 2017

“Don’t ever let me go to another mom’s night! It’s like a prisoner being set free for one day, then being sent back to prison for the next 20 years! I don’t need to see how bright the colors are! I don’t need to see how great the food tastes! It just makes it worse!” […]

. . . . . My work is loving the world.Here the sunflowers, there the hummingbird – equal seekers of sweetness.Here the quickening yeast; there the blue plums.Here the clam deep in the speckled sand. Are my boots old? Is my coat torn?Am I no longer young and still not half-perfect? Let mekeep my mind […]

Welcome, Felix!

Nov 29, 2017

It has taken me some time to write down the story of my sweet Felix’s arrival. When Penny was born, I couldn’t wait to get down every little detail of her birth experience. On the 1 week anniversary of her birth I shared our story – complete with lots of smooshy exclamations of love and […]

She Fell Together

Nov 26, 2017

My husband’s therapist calls it “falling together.” When you feel like your life is in shambles, or your positive energy is dwindling, or you feel like you’ve irreversibly screwed up and you’re definitely a permanent failure, or you’re moving through a particularly hefty challenge – like you’re completely falling apart – the therapist says that this is, […]