" When you are free from self-doubt, you fail better. "Jennifer Lee, writer-director of Frozen and the first woman to pull in more than $1 million at the box office

The Stairs

Holding Back Is Limiting

Ever since I was a kid I’ve struggled with being carefree. I want (oh how I want) to spend the majority of my days throwing caution to the wind but it rarely happens. I find myself holding back in various situations where others wouldn’t think twice. It’s odd because in many ways I am a…

self-acceptance

A Place of Acceptance

A few years ago, I experienced a tremendous amount of change in my life. Actually, “change” is a pretty inadequate word when describing my mid-life transition. Upheaval might have been better. Or mayhem. Whatever. I have to tell you that looking back, I find myself so eternally grateful for that period of time. Although I’d wager to…

miserable

Because, TESTS

You are going to think I am a bad mother. It’s okay. I am. I’m fully aware of it. Because, TESTS. I hate them. And I hate helping my children study for them. There. I said it. You see? B A D  M O T H E R. As we speak I am in the…