My Body, My Life: Sizing It Up

My kids and I hit the ice cream hard this summer. After a year in lockdown during which I consumed way too many bottles of wine, adding ice cream into the mix meant that I added a few more pounds to my frame. So many pounds, in fact, that my normally loose-fitting clothes started pinching… Continue reading My Body, My Life: Sizing It Up

The Flow of Our Experience: Interrupted

We ran out of soap for the dishwasher. There was no way I was going out into this COVID nightmare to buy more. At least not today. So I did the dishes by hand this morning. While doing so, I was reminded of something I read somewhere that Agatha Christie (the old mystery writer, remember… Continue reading The Flow of Our Experience: Interrupted

On Quitting: Empowering our Daughters to Make Tough Decisions

She looks up at me and says, “Mom, I just don’t want to do it anymore.” My sixth-grader wants to quit orchestra. And you know what? I’m going to support her. After bribing her to continue in orchestra last year (her second year), I’ve decided it’s time for her to feel confident making decisions for… Continue reading On Quitting: Empowering our Daughters to Make Tough Decisions