At the start of this decade, I had just turned 40 and celebrated my 14th wedding anniversary to my kids’ dad. My older child was about to turn 10, My younger child had just turned 6 and had just been diagnosed with autism. I had no idea my life was going to blow up and … Continue reading Threshold

Live the Questions

I first came across this quote by Rainer Maria Rilke during my divorce. I was in the thick of uncertainty and sadness. I was mourning not only the loss of someone I loved deeply, but also the loss of the dreams I had for my children, my family, and my future. How was I going … Continue reading Live the Questions

The Tens

At the end of each year, I look back to remember the good and try to release the bad. This year, we're also moving into a new decade, so I'm feeling a need to do a deeper gratitude and release than normal. I'm a Spotify user, and I happen to love when they create new … Continue reading The Tens

Life’s Lessons

I’ve learned a lot over the last 50 years (and still have much to learn). I think my most significant moments of growth have occurred, though, during life’s challenges. In the middle of them, it felt awful. But when I got to the other side, I realized I was smarter and maybe a little more … Continue reading Life’s Lessons

5 Ways to Survive the Holidays When Your Life is Currently a Trainwreck

Every year when the holidays roll around, I look back over holiday seasons past. Some, like when my kids were little, were full of magic and amazing memories. Others, like the year my ex-husband finally left for good, were suck-ass hell-fests. I prefer the magical kind, but we all know not every year is bliss. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Survive the Holidays When Your Life is Currently a Trainwreck