When it’s Better Not To Say A Word

My 17-year-old son, Will, was scheduled to be shooting a film this weekend for school. He had intended to shoot it 3 weeks prior, but the dad of his very best friend died of a very aggressive form of cancer and the memorial was that weekend, so of course, we wanted to be with the…

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If You’ve Ever Felt Alone

If you’ve ever felt alone … Did you know that women experience twice the rate of feeling depressed as men, regardless of race or ethnic background. An estimated one in eight women will contend with depression this year. “Maternal” depression is under the radar in our culture, with an estimated 1 in 10 children experiencing…

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The Power of Listening

Long post alert … apologies in advance 🙂 My son is going to be a junior in high school and is taking a couple of honors and AP courses. He has had an incredibly amazing experience this summer doing an internship and didn’t dive into summer homework for said AP courses 🙂 This was a conscious…

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The Soul Needs Love

“The Soul needs love as urgently as the body needs air” John O’Donohue   For those of your who know me, you know that I have a 16 year old son. Last week, he shared with my husband and me that he  sometimes feels like he hates himself. He said things like he doesn’t like…

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“SELF” Love is in the Air!

February’s claim to fame – or lack thereof – is Valentine’s Day. Just the thought of “Valentine’s Day” can bring up so much for so many of us. So much of how we relate to this day is determined by our current outer life situation … If you’re not in a relationship, the day sucks.…

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