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Caring

We recently took a trip to visit my parents and celebrate my youngest brother's 17th (!) birthday. Trips up north have become more and more challenging as our family has grown, both in size and "abtitude" (as Elizabeth would say). I don't know if it was a full moon or what, but we were not… Continue reading Caring

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Love and Thorns

I have to admit, it was a struggle for me to talk about gratitude last week. The actions of our elected "leaders" in the United States makes me feel more and more downtrodden and heartbroken almost every day. I adjust, try to resist, but feel like I am constantly being knocked on my feet as… Continue reading Love and Thorns

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Learning in Relationships

Over the course of the last year or so, I have become a relatively avid podcast listener. I say relative because I can really only listen to podcasts in the car on my way to and from picking up Elizabeth & Ada from daycare. That limits me to about an hour and a half of… Continue reading Learning in Relationships

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Care

I was initially going to talk about power dynamics in relationships today, but as I sit to write this post I am completely out of juice so instead I’m going to talk about what care looks like in a relationship. As we come to the close of a weekend, I reflect on how grateful I… Continue reading Care

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Falling in Love is the Easy Part

I absolutely adore love, I’m not even joking. Love is something I spend a fair amount of time thinking about. So when I was trying to decide if there was another TED Talk I wanted to touch on this month I had to listen to and write about “Falling in Love is the Easy Part”.… Continue reading Falling in Love is the Easy Part