Letting go: Grieving and finding peace

I dreamt my grandmother's soul came down to earth and pulled my soul into the heavens. We traveled together through the clouds and memories we had. When we reached the end of our memories, she released my soul back to my body on earth. And I felt great joy in letting her leave this world…

The woes of traveling alone with children

Traveling with children . . . Well, I'd say it's much like the saying, "Can't live with 'em; can't live without 'em". Traveling when you have children is something, we, as parents want to do. We want to share our love of travel, family, and places with our children. We march into planning as though…

Giving our daughters more

The question at hand: Do I love my mom bod? And the truth: No. No, I do not. And even more of the truth, I've never loved my body. Even as a 5'5" tall, 120 pound physically fit teenager, I cringed and found more things to hate than to love. And why not? I was…