The warrior who fights for everyone else but herself

January 5, 2017

  (I can’t believe that I had actually forgotten about Xena, Warrior Princess for a few years. Never again!!) Do you recognize yourself in this? The warrior who fights for everyone else but herself? We rage at our schools, our daycares and our camps to demand better treatment, better food, better playgrounds, better resources for our kids. We join petitions and send emails to complain …

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The dark side of motherhood – I see you

November 11, 2016

  I wrote this blog post after feeling very resentful about having my work pushed to the bottom of the list (sigh, again) and shuffling into my role as mother and housewife. I was so desperate to hear my husband say he got it, he understood, he felt my pain, he knew how amazing I was, he couldn’t believe how I do it all, he …

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Where did we learn to take such poor care of ourselves?

October 26, 2016

    Where did we learn to take such poor care of ourselves? Maybe we learned it from our mothers – and how they were in service to everyone else. And now that we think about it, we can’t remember anything else about her – what her dreams were, the nights she went out dancing or her weekends away with girlfriends. Maybe it’s what we …

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