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 …