These Things Have a Way of Working Themselves Out

Last night my husband and I drifted off to sleep talking about where we might live next. We have two more years here before we move and since our oldest will be in high school by then it feels like there’s a lot more to figure out. But, in all honesty, this has...

Peaches (Home Poems)

The other day my mom sent me a photo of a basket of peaches. I want to be that basket of peaches. I want to be the prickly, sweet way that they smell. I want to be the juice that seeps through the corners of the dry, crinkle sound of the paper bag that first housed...

My Top 10 Mindfulness-Saved-Me Moments in Parenting

Thinking about joining my upcoming Mindfulness Skills for Parenting Workshop in Tokyo? Wondering how you might put the skills you gain to use? Here are a few highlights of how becoming more mindful has made a difference in my life with kids. Top 10...

Not Lost At All

Last year, in the space of 9 months, we lost my step-dad and both of my maternal grandparents. They were all people who’s influence in my life cannot be overstated. You know those people who say or do something and you go back to it forever? The people whose words you...

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