April 2014

Empowering Women: Toward Motherhood April 21, 2014

It was a pilgrimage to motherhood; yet the whole experience is like a dream to me now. My son is eleven years old and thriving, and I couldn’t imagine things being any other way. Really, this isn’t a tale of woe, but one of celebration—a celebration of life and love, and spirit, and how we […]

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Moms and guns. April 12, 2014

I’m sure I am not the only mother who cringes when her son picks up a toy gun. No doubt this kind of boy behavior has been going on for ages. Men hunt, women gather. Still, every time my-eleven-year-old picks up a gun, I cringe inside. So he picks up a gun, so I cringe. […]

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Our inner child brings great gifts. April 07, 2014

When you’re stressed do you tend to worry about things? I do—at least the little girl inside of me does. We’re going to lose the house. My son is going to get hurt.  I’m going to have this injury for the rest of my life. She’s embarrassed about it, even a little ashamed, which makes […]

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