I was in yoga a couple weeks ago and had another of those "holy crap this changes things" moment. Before you roll your eyes at my cheesiness (yes, I understand that awakenings in yoga may be played out) stay with me for a moment. I mean it - it was like a hole opened up … Continue reading I couldn’t let go – fear and our expectations
Having a baby is a huge adjustment to any couple's life. It rocks the foundation on which you have built your lives and even the strongest relationships can feel some tremors. It may seem impossible, but it's more important than ever to make sure you put your relationship first. When I was pregnant with my … Continue reading Who’s this stranger sleeping next to me – the importance of connection after the baby arrives
Yup. It happens to Therapists too. Those moments where you’ve said something bad, haven’t paid enough attention, or completely lost it. I hate that feeling. It’s accompanied by a small dose of shame - which for me is usually cured by confessing to my husband how I screwed up, him listening and agreeing I didn’t … Continue reading Sometimes I Feel Like a Bad Mom
Here's my happy place this chilly Friday Note the massive print on my kindle. I get nauseous otherwise. Not pretty. Did you do something today to take care of YOU? Let me know in the comments!😀
I was about 25 years old, well into my grad school internship and I was working at a large bookstore (coolest part time job ever if I don't say so myself). I was working the information desk and for those who don't know or who have never been in a bookstore (gasp!) when you need … Continue reading A Woman’s Right to Choose and to Feel Sorry for it Too
“Our job is not to deny the story, but to defy the ending—to rise strong, recognize our story, and rumble with the truth until we get to a place where we think, Yes. This is what happened. And I will choose how the story ends.” – Brené Brown Yup.