letting go

The Power of Positive Quitting

The Power of Positive Quitting

As kids, we’re taught that “winners never quit and quitters never win.” Today, I’d like for you to take a quick scan of your beliefs, conscious and unconscious and pluck any remnants of this lie still lurking around, and let ‘em go. Delete. Sweep. Release. Shred. Extract. […]

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Wing-spreading Time is Officially Here

My daughter, my only offspring, my womanchild, smack dab in the middle of her 18th and 19th birthdays, is on the other side of this wall, in her room, right now, singing and packing. Packing to move into her first apartment with friends, this weekend. She is […]

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Warning: Some People Don’t Want You to Grow

Warning: Some People Don't Want You to Grow

Shining too bright, eh? Not everyone likes when you grow. When you quake, it shakes their ground, too. Especially the people closest to your fault line. Understand this: You are an evolving creature, radiating brighter than ever before, making empowered choices. You are changing. And some people […]

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How do you know when it’s time to let go?

How do you know when it’s time to let go?

I’m not sure what it is about tank tops, but I accumulate a lot of them. My largest drawer, top and center is the tank top drawer and I have worked hard to squeeze the contents in there, just enough to close the drawer, sometimes. But frankly, […]

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This is why we raise kids, right?

This is why we raise kids, right?

How do you write a blog about your daughter growing up and turning 18 and finishing high school, without slipping into blubbering sentimentality? We shall see. I can’t make any promises. This is really why we raise kids, right? To eventually see them off into the world, […]

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