Death is a choice. Really, it is. You may not get to choose some particulars: how it happens or where. But sometimes you do get to choose. When my time came, when the moment that would shift the balance in my life presented itself I made the only choice I could: don't die. Not live … Continue reading When You Have Nothing Left to Give…Fight!
Today, I want to tackle a question that I get asked often: how do you get your kids to like each other so much? When I was first asked this question, I did what any parent in my position would: I hemmed, stammered, stuttered and then laughed uneasily. The more people pressed me for my … Continue reading How To Raise Siblings that Actually Like Each Other
...and suddenly you realize words like days from hell aren’t that farfetched…at all. In fact, you almost believe you coined the phrase. The last 2 days have been hell; not that I’ve ever been and can now recount it like yesterday’s dinner menu (which incidentally was homemade garlic/savory hummus, warm Taandori naan, coconut jasmine rice and turmeric … Continue reading My Teen Daughter’s a Bully and I’m Okay With That
Emotional wholeness and freedom is tied directly to my willingness to take an active part in my own healing. I’m a motivator. I didn’t major in motivational speech in college. I don’t have any special training or certificates. Motivating others is just something I do. And I’m surprisingly good at it. There’s something earth-shattering about … Continue reading Bartender, One Shot of Motivation on the Rocks and Make It a Double Fool!
It's been a while. Too long of a while. For that, I'd like you to join me in thanking and applauding the following: Fearlessness. I eventually got off my back side, quit dreaming about doing stuff and actually started doing stuff. Out of that came Selena's Write, Mane-N-Curl and a host of other goodies, I've … Continue reading That Time I Shipped My Kids Off to a Foreign Country and Partied Like A Rock Star!