I Love To Watch You Play

I Love To Watch You Play

Sweet Girl, When you were a baby, when we lived in California, and before you could walk, I established a routine where I would take…

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Accessing Your Expletives

Accessing Your Expletives

Most of us are familiar with at least one type of personality test. The Myers-Brigg. The “Big 5”. There are tests that classify you by…

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Then Don't Do That

Then Don’t Do That

When I was a little girl I would do this this thing that I am sure made my parents laugh when I wasn’t looking…maybe even…

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Unstuck, Episode 2: On Anxiety and the Angst of Being Human

Unstuck, Episode 2: On Anxiety and the Angst of Being Human

After some frustrating software and editing issues I am so glad to finally get this interview up and going! I had so much fun talking…

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A movement towards natural childbirth is changing the way America's children are born. Parents who choose natural childbirth tend to be knowledgable about birthing and highly involved in the birthing process. Images taken at Unity Health Center, Rochester, N.Y.

Productive Pain

When I was pregnant with my first child I learned about something called “productive pain”. “Labor pains are different. It is PRODUCTIVE pain,” some well-meaning,…

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Going On A Bear Hunt

Going On A Bear Hunt

I wrote this post a couple of years ago. However, several of my posts were deleted when WordPress did an update so I am republishing…

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New Podcast: Unstuck

New Podcast: Unstuck

I am so excited to be launching a podcast in which I will be having conversations with people about their journeys of being “stuck” and…

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Spilled Molasses

Spilled Molasses

A couple of days ago I was preparing a quick meal for supper. I am sure we had something going on that night. Softball. Flag…

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Let Me Do It

Let Me Do It

Almost every day, at least once, my four year old will approach me with a task she wishes to accomplish. The way in which she…

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Let Go

Let Go

I turn 40 tomorrow. I had a friend ask me the other night what I had learned in my 20’s and 30’s. I struggled to…

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Underground Battles

Underground Battles

A few people I know have recently sworn off various social media sites. Not a bad decision. I certainly have entertained the idea…especially during the…

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The Anorexic Soul

The Anorexic Soul

Several months ago, at the prompting of a friend, I started attending a local boot camp type of daily exercise class. Its actual name: Burn…

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Deeper and Truer

Deeper and Truer

The inauguration is taking place. I am not watching. Instead, I am writing. To be writing again feels like my own tiny act of defiance….

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Secure Enough to Explore

Secure Enough to Explore

Middle school. MIDDLE SCHOOL. I have heard adults look back and bemoan their experiences…and dread these years for their own children. The more my time…

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About That Picture

About That Picture

I took this picture today after my daughter rode her new electric scooter for the first time. Isn’t it a sweet picture? It was a…

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