Thinker, Author, Maker, Mom

Category: Self-care

  • Parents are the most essential workers of all…

    One of the silver linings of the cloud of Covid has been that we have learned to cherish our interactions with other, however brief. A smile from a stranger on a walk. A driveway conversation with a masked friend. An outside, socially distanced visit with extended family. Even the awkward, tedious online meetings. We have had to cultivate compassion and patience for ourselves and others, all doing our best in this nasty mess.

  • Ruminating on Happiness

    Ruminating on Happiness

    Seeing other people feeling joy, forgiveness, and growing into more freedom brings me happiness. Witnessing people cooperate and help each other with compassion, kindness, and grace; and being on that team brings me joy.

  • The Second Birth

    The Second Birth

    …. as much as your husband or partner loves you, it’s really not possible for them to understand this part… and you need at least one person who ‘gets you’ to keep you sane. That, and probably coffee.

  • A Normal Schedule

    A Normal Schedule

    Someone will wake me when I am needed, and until then, I can sleep.  Anyway, if I was already up I would miss my morning snuggles with my kids.