A Healing Balance

I grew up on antibiotics. Every ailment—sore throats, earaches, flus—warranted a trip to the doctor and on most cases some kind of prescription. I was not alone. Most kids I knew were treated the same way. One way. In those days there was very little discussion about any potential negative impact of this go-to approach [Read More…]

In the Face of Change

Over a month ago my family and I embarked on a major move. We headed from our 4-year Rocky Mountain family retreat back to the California coast and Redwood forest that is my birthplace. There were many factors that went into the decision making process but the biggest one that trumped all was educational options [Read More…]

A Sisterhood of Inner Beauty

When you become a parent, it’s not all about you anymore. Thankfully! A new level of awareness and responsibility springs forth, a powerful concern for another’s well-being. For me, having two young daughters has not only expanded my access to joy and deepened my sense of gratitude, but it has heightened my concern for the [Read More…]

The Inner Journey of a World Traveler

Long ago in my life there was a yearning. I struggled to find my way. I searched, wondering if this ‘thing’ was outside of me? Perhaps it was a ‘place’ I might someday arrive at. If only I could have more of ‘this’, do more of ‘that’, experience more of me, love more of you. [Read More…]