When the Calendar’s Kicking Your Keister….

Thanks to the other woman in my marriage- First I erased the clutter in my closet. Then I erased the clutter in my diet (but more on that soon). Now I need to do something about the disaster that is my calendar. Between work and personal commitments, not to mention the kids' lives- we're utterly …

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Is My Child an Athlete…..or a Mathlete?

I am spending my spring on the sidelines. I no longer commit to birthday parties or barbecues or frankly anything to do with family or friends. My weekends are fully encompassed by sports. Not professional sports, pee wee sports.  Between 2 young boys (I'm talking single-digit aged) we are all-in with baseball (3 teams), soccer …

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Becoming Zensational: Putting the ME in Meditation

The first time I heard Justin Timberlake announce "I've got this feeling inside my bones" I thought for sure he was singing about anxiety. C'mon, I know you know what I'm talking about. A slight constriction in your chest. The smallest sense of difficulty in getting air into and out of your lungs. Asking yourself, …

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Slacking on the (Most Important) Job: Raising a Daughter

I was a "boy mom" for six years. Life was dominated by naked parades, potty humor, wrestling, sports, and Nike basketball shoes. Then I was propelled into the world of "girl momdom". I didn't know if I was qualified for the job. But it was my new title, and I had to learn how to …

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Why I Don’t Want To Hear About Your Why

Down goes another one. My Facebook feed is increasingly infiltrated with friends that have been turned into facial product pawning soldiers. Some are hocking miracle shakes and hard core workout routines. Others post endless selfies in crazy looking leggings and flowy cardigans. Jewelry, vitamins, essential oils galore. And they ALL want me to join them.  …

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