• A Change in Seasons
    There was a season that seems like a lifetime ago and yet feels like yesterday. My daughter was 20 months and it was September. When I was a shell of a person and my […]
  • Your invitation to peace and gratitude this Mother’s Day
    Mother’s Day 2020 may look very different for you, if not everyone this year, whether you’re a mom or not. Today is less about the celebration as an annual event and more about celebrating […]
  • Will You Dress Your Christmas Tree for Easter?
    Easter is tomorrow and Gia has asked me to put up our Christmas tree. I can confidently say that this past Christmas season was the first that Gia really enjoyed, synthesized, and accepted. It […]
  • Happy International Women’s Day
    I’m a feminist. Since like…birth. Which essentially means I’ve been on my own side, for my own team, my whole life. And when I was pregnant with Gia I couldn’t wait to raise her […]
  • WE MOVE BEYOND TOLERANCE
    Do you know of S.A.M.E. Sorority? A source of great joy in my life, S.A.M.E. Sorority simply put it, is an inclusive supportive community of amazing women. We move beyond tolerance. We are diverse […]
  • LET’S PLAY
    As I sat on the sofa last night (yes, I was actually sitting), my daughter looked at me and says “Let’s play”.   Two of my favorite words these days. A. She’s speaking and using her words functionally. B. She asked […]
  • PRAYER IS FOR EVERYONE
    If all that I accomplish in life is to give my children a sense of knowing that they are loved by God, then my life has been well spent. I am deeply passionate about […]
  • I GIVE MY SON “TIME-IN”
    “You love Gia more than me”. Here it comes, the subsequent stab in the heart every parent feels when one of your children states that you love one of their siblings more. Two words- […]
  • A DAY IN THE LIFE OF…
    Remote Learning When you and your son are on a Zoom meeting with his teacher and the mist from the oil diffuser keeps wafting in front of the screen, you realize that could appear […]
  • I COUNT MY BLESSINGS WITH MUSTARD AND CHOCOLATE SAUCE
    I couldn’t help but smile as I stacked the dirty dishes and carried them to the stink. In that moment I said a silent prayer of gratitude. Yes, I was grateful for those dirty […]