This I believe: marriage can be a beautiful thing. I just had a crappy experience at it, to say the least. The way we love and parent is being redefined, and the definition of family is not what it was 20, 30, 50 years ago. And I think this too is a beautiful thing.
This year is almost over and it has been a big, big year for so many reasons. Personally, nationally, and globally things have been all over the emotional map and I sit here thinking “We made it”. I feel like each time a year ends and another begins people start to take stock of everything […]
Okay, it’s time for real talk and honesty. I recently said I wouldn’t hide again when I’m facing a life challenge, so I’m going to hold myself to that promise. I’m losing my hair. It started the first of October, and I just chalked it up to seasonal changes that happens every year. When the […]
Walking in the rain carrying pizzas for hungry Italians on the uneven sidewalks of Rome is, well, intimidating. Squeezing in to the tiny elevator to take a ride six floors up isn’t any better. But that night we all gathered around the table and this American girl didn’t bother with eating slices. No, I finished […]
The concept of the traditional family is changing, like it or not. The Norman Rockwell days of a two parent household with a mom and a dad are no longer the standard family arrangement, and I’m okay with that. I’ll let psychologist and religious folks sort out the social and psychological implications of this, but […]