My Magic as a Mother

My Magic as a Mother

May 23, 20249 min read

My children are not young school-agers anymore. With that comes new ways to care for them, as well as the balance of joys and problems that come with this developmental age. And yet, this is the stage of life that i know well – i studied human development and specifically adolescent psychology in my undergrad and was a youth shelter worker in the beginning period of my career. In fact, one of my favourite jobs…

How to get Ready for the Fall: Stepping into Being a High School Mom

How to get Ready for the Fall: Stepping into Being a High School Mom

Sep 27, 20237 min read

September is the second January, a time for new beginnings, and also the ending of things. One has to go with the other; one in fact necessitates the other. As…

Lean into Love: The Ultimate Ultimatum

Lean into Love: The Ultimate Ultimatum

Jun 29, 202310 min read

I’m not one for reality TV shows. I think they sometimes feel too close to my work life and I want to be able to get a break by immersing…

Unleash and Surrender. Healing the Mother Wound

Unleash and Surrender. Healing the Mother Wound

May 28, 202317 min read

I’ve been sharing here about the loss of my mom this past year. I haven’t really described more about my actual relationship with my mom, and one thing I’ve left…

My Lost Self

My Lost Self

Apr 30, 20233 min read

“What must I give more death to today, in order to generate more life? What do I know should die, but am hesitant to allow to do so? What must…

The Connection of Self-Compassion and Trauma Healing – Look for the Parallels

The Connection of Self-Compassion and Trauma Healing – Look for the Parallels

Mar 30, 20238 min read

I like finding patterns in things. I think i much prefer knitting a simple pattern to a complicated puzzle. I like collecting the same shells at a time, and all…

Gates of Grief Work

Gates of Grief Work

Feb 27, 20238 min read

Last fall, l I devoured the show From Scratch. It was supposed to be eye candy, and a guilty pleasure show to watch. Does this ever happen to you -…

Surrendering into That Kind of Mom

Surrendering into That Kind of Mom

Jan 26, 20236 min read

I want to be that mom. That mom that is always ready to have her kids’ gaggle of friends over on a whim or moment’s notice. That mom who has…

A Year of Grace and Grief

A Year of Grace and Grief

Dec 20, 20229 min read

I had no idea at the start of the year just how much the word Grace was going to be the perfect word to hold me. Funny how that happens…