You. Yes you. By Jeanette LeBlanc

you are safe here. you are home now. you can rest.

Hey you. Yes, you. You have been so brave. So strong.  So resolved. You have been standing your ground for months now and you are so very tired. You give everything to others and you are depleted.  Your profound generosity is one of the truest things in the universe, but …

sleepless

Tossing and turning in bed at night.  I’m keeping her awake again, I know.  She always sleeps easy, slips into dreamland with the ease of someone who has finished her days work and is satisfied by it. In the middle of a sentence sometimes, her breathing changes and I know …

wholeness

I’m on my way to bed, but I leave the hall light on for a moment to tiptoe into her room.  Every night I do this right before bed, sneak into their rooms one last time, my light kiss on the head a prayer to the universe to keep them …

teachable moments

Teachable moments.  As parents we know to look out for those fleeting instances where life and learning come together effortlessly.   A trip to the grocery store teaches colors and counting to a toddler, a donation to the food bank brings opportunity to discuss poverty and hunger. Life swirls around us …

why {peace, love, free}?

{peace.love.free} is inspired by the song “Exactly” by Amy Steinberg. I first heard this song almost two years ago, and since then the words and melody have carried me through some of my darkest nights and most blissful days.   I have centered and grounded my experience on the wings of …