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The Mess Inside My Head

I think that if you were to take a  peek inside of my head, you would see something that would much resemble Target after Black Friday: everything everywhere, in desperate need of organizing, and too much chaos. There are wheels constantly in motion, trying to get ahead of the game but never quite succeeding.  You […]

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What a Special Needs Parent NEEDS for Christmas

We’ve been at this special needs parenting thing for 11 years now. It’s intense, scary and overwhelming more days than we will tell you about. It’s never ever getting to let your hair down, because somebody in your home is counting on you to do CPR, save their life, or monitor their vitals. Even nurses […]

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Sports Club: My Unexpected Lesson in Fostering Leadership

My unexpected lesson in fostering leadership started as inconspicuously as any other busy weekday night, corralling the three kids for supper, a soccer game, baths, and bedtime. In the process of trying to hasten bedtime, I scooped up some uniform shorts from the floor and absentmindedly searched the pockets. I found some cryptic note containing […]

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Lessons from Friends: The Importance of Vulnerability

Dearest Friend,  Thank you. Thank you for opening up to me about your struggles, your insecurities, your marriage and your life. Thank you for teaching me what vulnerability really means. Thank you for being transparent in a world where so many of us, including myself, are afraid of being authentic and strive to present ourselves […]

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