Month: August 2017

College bound: a lesson in letting go

College bound: a lesson in letting go

There are thousands, if not millions, of books written about parenting ~ from emotionally-based strategies for raising happy, well-adjusted children to how to discipline with love; to breaking stereotypes like building sensitivity in boys and confidence in girls. But there isn’t one reference book written […]

Finding extraordinary in the ordinary

Finding extraordinary in the ordinary

Yogis know that each asana {yoga posture} represents elements of life and carries with it spiritual learnings to connect us closer to the divine (God for me!) nature and one another. To me one of the most underrated poses is tadasana or “mountain.” Prescribed as […]

Social Anxiety ~ please don’t judge me!

Social Anxiety ~ please don’t judge me!

It’s the holiday season and among the hectic preparation is the anticipation of party invites and the who’s who of partygoers and hosts. Every year it’s a stressful conundrum for me as I weigh the thrill of an invitation against the anxiety of walking into […]

To kegel or not to kegel. The pressure’s on.

To kegel or not to kegel. The pressure’s on.

Warning ladies ~ it’s about to get personal. And if you’re a guy. Well just click off. Now. You’ve been warned. As a woman over 50 who gave birth to 4 children, I’ve held the fear that a simple sneeze or cough can unleash an […]