I am in the process of watching my mom transition from life to death. It is a powerful experience. I find myself equal parts resisting letting go and then letting go. Lots of small “letting go’s” happen along the path of any transformation. They have to in order for the newness that follows any death […]
By MomGAL Expert Laurie Foley Want to know the most courageous thing I ever did as a mom? I stopped comparing myself to other mothers. The terrible habit of measuring my life with the yardstick of others had become nothing more than a stick to beat myself. Every time I thought “She’s thinner,” I was […]
What Matt Damon Knows Could Transform Your Entire Life
Last week Matt Damon spoke four words to me that rocked my world. Here they are: from the A-MAZ-ING movie “We Bought a Zoo” Did you hear that? 20 seconds of courage.* That is all it takes to do that thing that has felt so hard for so long. I tell clients all the time: […]
I Don’t Need THAT Kind Of Help!
Two weeks ago, my mom’s oncologist sat across from us and told us that my mom’s cancer was not responding to chemo. Medical intervention no longer had a place in my mother’s journey. Being a mind reader, I recognized instantly that he didn’t hold out a lot of hope that my mom could get better. […]
By MGAL Expert Theresa Robbins Being a member of Mom Gets a Life says something about you…and not just that you’re a mom. It says that you value yourself and your happiness, you value learning and growth and it tells me that you are one courageous woman. That might sound about right to you or […]
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