It was just one of those mornings when nothing could fix it. Whiny and tearful over every little thing, the little Acorn Scout had been moping and pouting since he woke up. It became clear that no matter how much I tried to help, whatever process was taking place in his two and a half … Continue reading The power of befriending the mind (and occasionally, chocolate.)
Yoga has changed my life. More accurately, I feel like it gave me my life because it gave (and continues to give) me myself. Through the shifting sands of motherhood, it has remained a faithful anchor. Since attending my first yoga class in 2001, yoga offered me something my that both my body and spirit craved. … Continue reading 1- 2- 3
"There is no enlightenment outside of daily life." ~ Thich Nhat Hanh There are countless ways we try and escape from the present moment, our daily lives never serve us short on distractions, but we (I) do plenty a good job on my own coming up with ways to comfort or decompress or put off … Continue reading Stop. Look. Listen.
Somehow I've shifted tracks. Like a train headed in one direction but that somewhere along the way began the subtle veer toward the right until on a different track completely. It's so easy to do. And when I finally notice, it seems I've traveled so far off course that some drastic action is needed to … Continue reading (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?
Several months into my pregnancy with my son, I was fighting what I rightfully ascertained as the slow and steady ebbing away of any sense of control I had over my life. I had not planned to become a parent. From all angles, it did not appear that it was even a responsible thing to do. … Continue reading What You Seek.
Prior to the birth of my child, I had a semi-regular meditation practice. Fifteen months later, emerging out of the primitive trenches of early motherhood I stepped blinking back into the rest of the world and I felt a little unsure of where I had left myself along the way. How does a parent find … Continue reading Begin where you are.