What is This Teaching Me?

I’ve been uninspired to write lately, partly because I have been swamped with work, single mothering, holidays, and I started…

The Waiting

The waiting is the hardest part Every day you see one more card You take it on faith, you take…

Spectacularly Ordinary

A few weeks ago, I found out that a neighbor from my childhood street (where my parents have lived for…

Handling Uncertainty

I wish someone had told me in kindergarten that the key to handling life is found in how we react…

Starting Over

I was 11 weeks into seeing this guy who I really, really liked. I loved his kids. Our kids loved…

The Recital of Life

It was my oldest child’s first piano recital and I had front row seats next to my mom. I didn’t…

Me and My Expectations

The last time I was in Spain was with my boyfriend (the man who would later become my husband). We…

The Third Year

2016: We had a brand new puppy, a 13-month-old, a 3-year-old whose Hello Kitty birthday party was exactly two weeks…

I am a Crumpled Paper

“Be free where you are.” -Thich Nhat Hanh Have you ever thought about the way we cling to the idea…