Category Archives: Comfort-Zone

And I’m going to be 40?!?

Remember this? It’s almost as good as “I’ll have what she’s having.” And much closer to home. I remember being 32 and feeling like Sally felt about 40, despite the fact I was married to a wonderful man and was pregnant with my first child. And today, I’m exactly one month away from this dreaded…

This I Believe

Not exactly a manifesto, call this a mommy-festo if you will, here is what I believe with all of my heart and soul: About Motherhood Motherhood is the hardest job on the planet. Even if you climbed Mt. Everest, motherhood will challenge you more than the tallest peaks. Miraculously, unbelievably, (thankfully!) this is somehow all worth it. But why,…

Of Course I am Anxious (part 2) + Wound-Licking Time Out

So, where were we?  we talked about how to get ourselves off the hook and begin to stop feeling guilty for being anxious. And about disarming anxiety rather than fighting it.  And how this is scary, and very empowering. It was sort of a what’s-in-it-for-you kind of post. This one here is more of a…

Discomfort, Disappointments, Anger, and Love (part 2)

about a tough trip, and a yay for how my husband and I rocked it emotionally  (while explaining how you might use these ideas when your going gets tough). In this Part 2 we explore the fight that followed and the subject of anger in a loving relationship: being angry, the right to be angry, the…

Discomfort, Disappointments, Anger, and Love (part 1)

Part 1 is a whine about a rough trip, and a yay for how my husband and I rocked it emotionally (while explaining how you might use these ideas when your going gets tough). I explore the subject of anger in a loving relationship. Phew, I hope you find all this useful.   Finally home,…

Simpicity Parenting

Have you heard of the book Simplicity Parenting? I love the book, and the concept has turned into a movement, with people all around the world consciously simplifying their environments and schedules, and the results are happier families. I went to a workshop with the author Kim John Payne a couple of weeks ago. I learned so…

Is UTI TMI?

In this safe space, I hope you feel comfortable talking and reading about the body’s betrayals This help me with my homework https://justdomyhomework.com also boils down to the topic you chose. inconveniences. I invite you to whine about PMS, rant about stretch-marks, and rage against hemorrhoids. Not to mentions back pain, headaches, and exhaustion, do mention,  bitch,…

Popularity Contest

I haven’t been a popular kid. Now that’s a big surprise… I had a few friends. Some of them the good kind, but most of them were books. The kookyness I embrace today didn’t go so well with the middle and high school crowd. There was a lot of rejection and much loneliness. Years later,…

Category Archives: Comfort-Zone

And I’m going to be 40?!?

Remember this? It’s almost as good as “I’ll have what she’s having.” And much closer to home. I remember being 32 and feeling like Sally felt about 40, despite the fact I was married to a wonderful man and was pregnant with my first child. And today, I’m exactly one month away from this dreaded…

This I Believe

Not exactly a manifesto, call this a mommy-festo if you will, here is what I believe with all of my heart and soul: About Motherhood Motherhood is the hardest job on the planet. Even if you climbed Mt. Everest, motherhood will challenge you more than the tallest peaks. Miraculously, unbelievably, (thankfully!) this is somehow all worth it. But why,…

Of Course I am Anxious (part 2) + Wound-Licking Time Out

So, where were we?  we talked about how to get ourselves off the hook and begin to stop feeling guilty for being anxious. And about disarming anxiety rather than fighting it.  And how this is scary, and very empowering. It was sort of a what’s-in-it-for-you kind of post. This one here is more of a…

Discomfort, Disappointments, Anger, and Love (part 2)

about a tough trip, and a yay for how my husband and I rocked it emotionally  (while explaining how you might use these ideas when your going gets tough). In this Part 2 we explore the fight that followed and the subject of anger in a loving relationship: being angry, the right to be angry, the…

Discomfort, Disappointments, Anger, and Love (part 1)

Part 1 is a whine about a rough trip, and a yay for how my husband and I rocked it emotionally (while explaining how you might use these ideas when your going gets tough). I explore the subject of anger in a loving relationship. Phew, I hope you find all this useful.   Finally home,…

Simpicity Parenting

Have you heard of the book Simplicity Parenting? I love the book, and the concept has turned into a movement, with people all around the world consciously simplifying their environments and schedules, and the results are happier families. I went to a workshop with the author Kim John Payne a couple of weeks ago. I learned so…

Is UTI TMI?

In this safe space, I hope you feel comfortable talking and reading about the body’s betrayals This help me with my homework https://justdomyhomework.com also boils down to the topic you chose. inconveniences. I invite you to whine about PMS, rant about stretch-marks, and rage against hemorrhoids. Not to mentions back pain, headaches, and exhaustion, do mention,  bitch,…

Popularity Contest

I haven’t been a popular kid. Now that’s a big surprise… I had a few friends. Some of them the good kind, but most of them were books. The kookyness I embrace today didn’t go so well with the middle and high school crowd. There was a lot of rejection and much loneliness. Years later,…