Master the morning.

I am not a morning person. It’s hard to underscore how much of an understatement that sentence is. Here’s how…

Good things happen on J5.

“Mom, good things happen on J5,” I said on June 4, 2016… Last year, June 5th became the pivot point for the rest of my life. But it is still a day to celebrate.

Showing up.

Showing up. An art. A grace. An action. It’s the practice of showing people they are not alone.

A motherless daughter’s Mother’s Day.

In the calendar of holidays you brace yourself to face without your Mom here with you, it fades into the background.

It’s kind of a Hallmark holiday, right? Turns out, not so much.

Feelings taste delicious.

Feelings taste delicious. I know because I have been eating my feelings for about 10 months now. It’s not so…

Lay it down.

Control. On the surface, it seems like a great concept. I’m a type A, so I’m all for it. You…

What we carry.

What is wrong with him? Why does she do that?

Those questions used to be accusations. Now, they are openings.