Category Archives: Parenting

On Manifesting One’s Dreams

Just over 15 years ago, I got divorced. At the time, I was a perfectionist (and still in recovery today). Divorce didn’t fit into my story about perfection. To complicate matters, in high school, I’d been voted “Most Likely to … Continue reading

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The Work of Adulting . . .

never ends. I’m so pleased and proud to have an essay publish on Grown and Flown this week. The essay explores a few difficult junctures of letting go as my oldest–my daughter–has spread her wings in life. Please check it out! H teaching her little … Continue reading

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Evidence of the Light Getting Through

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New Essay Up on Angels Flight Literary West

I just published a new essay on Angels Flight Literary West Magazine (alfwmag.com). This essay has been in progress for a few years now and sometimes, it takes a sense of arriving and completion in life, before an essay is … Continue reading

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