Last night I had a gut-wrenching conversation with my nine-year old son that left me in tears. It started with this question: Are you the tooth fairy, mom? For many parents this conversation is hard but certainly not one that a person might label “gut-wrenching” but it was for me, and here is why… Underneath […]
Are You Stuck or Just Plain Tired?
What does it take to get unstuck? Is it a lot of work?Screw it.I’m too tired.I’m not even sure why I asked. This was a one-sided conversation my friend had with me after she saw that I was offering Breakthrough Sessions to “Get Unstuck.” I love the wisdom in this conversation. The one thing keeping my friend […]
Farm Salmon Can Teach You How to Get What You Want
Over the weekend the Hubs and I were able to sneak off to the movies. We saw Salmon Fishing in Yemen. There are a few good subplots but the one that pulled me in was the plight of the farm salmon. In the movie, we learn that farm salmon have had their natural instinct to […]
Can Changing Your Definition of a “Good Mother” Save You From Divorce?
When my son was around 2-weeks old he, developed colic. He cried gut-wrenching sobs from 5-10 pm every evening. I read everything I could about colic in the hopes of alleviating the dreadful screams that ushered in our evenings. Eventually I developed a technique that seemed to soothe my son for brief periods of time. […]