What if I allowed myself to feel worthy of feeling all of the love, all of the joy I can possibly contain right now. It is available. It doesn’t come and go with the good days or the bad days, the relationships in my life, my mistakes or victories. It is always there. Maybe I just try it … Continue reading Abandoning our post.
And this is how it happens. I stand in the kitchen while my child violently shakes the bars of the safety gate 4 feet away, letting loose the death scream that would at the very least cause the neighbors question our parenting if not draw in a hungry mountain lion from hills. It's too early for … Continue reading Fruit.
Kids eventually graduate from infancy and toddlerhood but the demands of parenthood (and life) don’t go away. They simply change with time. We indubitably place our children’s needs to be fed, bathe, be changed and comforted in the middle of the night at the cost of our own hunger, hygiene or sleep. We derive great … Continue reading Show Up for Yourself.