Posts Tagged mothers

I see amazing women. What do YOU see?

Here’s a short (about three-minutes) video I put together for the What I See project:


15 Empowering Things to Tell Your Kids (and Yourself)

In the summer of 2012, I was cracking up (not in a good way). I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. So I did both. Often. And intensely. Things were going seriously south. I was at my wits’ end, about to break apart. Luckily, I have enough life experience to know when it’s time […]


Life Breaks My Heart

Life breaks my heart. There it is land-sliding Down my lover’s shoulders When we discover death in the backyard. Life dissolves my heart. There it is flowing in the river Of another’s tears Because she can’t go home: Yet.


10 Notes in an Ode to Joy

According to a happiness test I once took, I score highly on the “happiness scale.” But I don’t often feel happiness. Rather, I frequently feel joy, which for me is a different and deeper emotion, and which can be evoked by the simplest everyday things. There are countless notes in my continuing ode to joy; […]


Men Speak a Language All Their Own

They say women and men speak different languages. That may be true. They say women talk more than men. That’s definitely not. Another thing for sure: men speak a language all their own. (Maybe women do too.) The fact that male mumbo jumbo starts at a very, very early age is clearly demonstrated by this 86-million-views-so-far […]