Parenting in the Present

Parenting in the Present

Such a wonderful concept and when it came right down to it almost impossible. My mind was always in the past or the future. I would see my daughter and focus on a memory, such as her being so demanding. Or I would fantasize about the future, about who and how and what...
Where is Your Support?

Where is Your Support?

For a good part of my life, I believed I didn’t have the support I needed in order to walk through the difficulties of life. Life should be easier, because it all felt like too much. Things were coming at me faster than I could handle. It had to STOP.  In childhood I...
Opening to Your Vulnerability

Opening to Your Vulnerability

I find it challenging to make contact with the vulnerable parts of myself. There are parts that are so tender, it’s easier to keep them hidden, and to appear judgmental and angry instead of revealing them.  In doing so, I cut off from my true nature, which is love. ...
Rage as the Great Awakener

Rage as the Great Awakener

I never thought accepting my rage was possible. As a child, I grew up with a raging mom. I swore I’d never be like her so as an adult, I organized my life to never feel rage.  Little did I know that rage was silently waiting for a chance to reveal itself. I was...