Beginning Again

As I look through my blog, I realize that I have written a lot recently about self care.  Why it is important, how and why we should do it, what it looks like for me.  Last week, for example, I wrote about putting away my to do list and making a last minute detour to

Green Juice and Doughnuts

This past Friday, I had a lovely morning.  It had been a hectic week prior, between work, adjusting to the start of school, and other Life Stuff in high gear.  On Friday morning, I still had a to do list a mile long, and several hours set aside to accomplish it all.  After I dropped

All That Matters

I was driving my kids to school this morning, when I started to feel that familiar feeling creep in around 7:50 am.  That inner electricity, that sense of pressure in my head, starting to escalate into restlessness.  I needed to get to school so that I could get to the fourth grade meeting so that

Turning Ten

Dear Lakshmi, Today, you turn ten years old.  You are turning a corner, a decade of life, moving into the double digits.  I can’t believe it.  Time has flown by, and somehow in the blink of an eye, you have evolved into a conscious, aware human being, one with a personality and a voice, with