Happy March 366th!

March 366th!

Since March 15th, that fateful day when we got the call that school would be closed for 2 weeks, when people have casually asked me the date, I shrug my shoulders, smile impishly and say, “March?” A commentary on how days have felt the same since then in a certain way. As we approach the…

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One of those days

It’s one of those days, the kind where you have been noticing your beloveds sending their children to college the last week, and thinking, “I can’t imagine, that must be so HARD!” The kind of day when you drop off your baby, your big boy at kindergarten for the first time ever. The kind of…

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Lesson on Love

unconditional love

I feel the tenderness and fragility of life right now. My son just turned 5. We had a beautiful celebration of his life. It is a gift to witness him grow and evolve into who he is. About a week ago at bedtime, Birch said, “You know one of the reasons I love you mom?”…

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Grieving the absence of community for parents and children

Grieving the absence of community

Without even realizing it, many of us are grieving the absence of community for parents and children in our society. On my son’s first day of preschool… I did not have a lunch for him! Wednesday is supposed to be pizza day, but apparently that is not starting till next week. I pulled one together from…

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The Mystery of Motherhood

Every night after Birch falls asleep, I stare at his sweet soul and feel pure awe and wonder at how this incredible being was born of my body and is still nourished by my body. When I watch him sleep, I see pure innocence. I think about what an honor, privilege and responsibility it is…

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Internal Rhythm

As a child, I used to get headaches all the time. I look back and wonder, without attachment, what that was about? I have always been a sensitive being and that remains true, but as I have grown, I have become healthier and more adaptable. As I have learned about eating right, keeping my cycles…

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