Write that down. It’s going in my parenting book.” I am always giving my kids crazy and ridiculous advice, which is shocking, I know. Ridiculous advice is a strength of mine, actually Continue reading The Vagina Speech
We need to have an honest conversation about youth sports. We need to admit to ourselves- and everyone else- that while many kids reap the benefits of youth sports, not everything is a rosy as we want to believe. In fact some young people endure experiences which derail their athletic future and destroy their emotional and physical well-being. Our culture worships at the alter of athletics, and it feels like heresy to suggest youth sports are not always in our kids’ best interests. Continue reading What’s the Matter with Youth Sports?
Lotteries for two of the most sought after 100 mile races were both this weekend (in case you know nothing … Continue reading The 100 Mile Race: Is there a Gender Bias?
Time and Health are the only two things that really matter in life. Say Yes to Saying No. Continue reading Time and Health
I felt secure in my health. Invincible. I knew I was not immortal but I pictured a long, active, healthy … Continue reading No Air
I have a confession to make. I don’t check my kids homework. I don’t look at their assignments. I do … Continue reading I refuse to be a helicopter mom. Don’t judge me.
November 18, 2013. That was the day I had surgery for pancreatic cancer. I was one of the lucky ones. … Continue reading Two Year Cancerversary