Dads

Warning: Battery Critically Low

What I learned in helping my elderly father navigate the transition from totally independent human being to end of life care in 2 months or less: Being in control of another human’s life choices, all of them, is a responsibility too great for one person to bear, especially if that human is a family member. Being in the hospital all the time for months on end is not good for anyone’s health, not even a really healthy human. For an [...]

By | 2016-11-10T04:16:18+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Inspiration, Mindset, Parenting, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Magic Formula

The universe is ALWAYS speaking to us, sometimes in subtle ways, other times, more like a bonk on the head. That is a given, there is nothing we have to "do" to have it speak to us. We do, however, have to take the time to LISTEN. Which often means being more aware, creating space for that awareness by being still, pausing, listening, and being open to what is being said. The week before last for me was a doozy. I [...]

Our BIG Night

  Every night we have a routine. It has pretty much been consistently the same, with a few slight variations  since my son was about 3 months old. Relaxing music on his iPod plays in his room, we do bath time (I must restrict the number of Hotwheels cars he is allowed to bring into said bath to 7, don't ask), I, or his Dad, or both,  put on his pajamas, we read a book or two, I "help him" brush his [...]

By | 2015-12-04T18:32:23+00:00 December 4th, 2015|Inner Peace, Inspiration, Love, Parenting, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dads & Doulas & Stuff….by Jeffrey Lerner

The following is a guest post from my incredibly insightful, loving husband, who is my best friend, ally, and a BIG believer in the power of Doulas. It came up as we were speaking the other day about Dads and their ideas (usually) when Moms say they need to hire a Doula to be there for the birth....I hope you enjoy! There are all kinds of fathers out there in the world today. Big ones, small ones, skinny ones and [...]

By | 2015-09-18T16:07:19+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Birthwork, Love, Parenting|0 Comments