“Probablemente ya De mi te has olividado Y mientras tanto yo Te seguire esperando”

Energy Medicine CoachingEnergy Healing, Memoir

Welcome to one of my least favorite days of the year.  Thirteen years ago today, one of my dearest ones chose to leave his skinsuit behind and, in the language I use with my kiddos, rejoin the stars. My life, and arguably, my capacity to love, has never been quite the same. Greg’s departure from this planet altered my being …

" is a river braver than this coming and coming in a surge"

Womens EmpowermentUncategorized

I am standing in line at my local grocery store, a very small, very organic specialty market less than a mile down the road from my house. It is the kind of place where every single ingredient in every single product has been vetted for purity by vegans, virgins and monks, and as such, nothing comes cheap. I am in …

"Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name"

Womens EmpowermentMotherhood

Back in spring of 2014, during those months when I was trying to conceive Jonah, I had a moment in the fertility clinic that I’ve never forgotten. I was sitting in a very crowded waiting area all by myself, anticipating an ultrasound to count the eggs in “my basket.” It was to be my fourth cycle of IUI (intrauterine insemination)–the …

"The art of losing isn't hard to master"

Womens EmpowermentUncategorized

Friday morning. Early. 4:10am. “Mama!” I jolt awake, knocking into my iPad on the nightstand, which immediately bursts into a blue screen of blinding light. A message box appears: “Update Complete,” it says with a patently Apple bleep. I squint and look away. “Mama!” Jonah calls out again from downstairs. He’s had a rotten cold for days, with a cough that’s …

"Pray God you can cope. I stand outside this woman's work."

Womens EmpowermentUncategorized

I am either about to be very brave, or very foolish. I’m not sure which, but if it’s a little bit of both, I’ll bet the Italians have a wonderful word for it–for brave fool. A word with just as many “R’s” and vowels, but one that rolls off the tongue with a little more grace and elegance than the …

"(S)he used to say ho, ho, ho. Now (s)he's only saying ho, ho–uh oh!"

Womens EmpowermentUncategorized

Santa had every intention of staying on top of the Christmas game this year, especially since little Jonah would be old enough to appreciate a bit more of the joy and toys than his first go round. Last year was all about tearing paper into tiny little shreds and sucking on other people’s ribbons.  But this holiday season, at nearly …