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The only safe place to go.

The only safe place to go.

I've been flatlining for months - exhausted, crawling into bed at 2pm each day, wondering where all my energy has gone. I listen to the news and it's full of vitriol and hate. Bombs. Shootings. More hate. I can hardly listen without going...

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Good enough mom.

Good enough mom.

He texted, "What question do you not want me to ask you? What question would you find disconcerting?" I didn't write it. I didn't dare. But what came to mind was this: Are you a good mother? Because all I can see sometimes is how I fail...

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How to Be Legendary

How to Be Legendary

Ben was in a talent show at the local toy store last year. When I asked him what he'd like to do, he said he'd like to perform one of his songs. His "songs" at the time were a mashup of jewish folk tunes and heavy metal. The likes of...

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The crime of outshining

The crime of outshining

One of my biggest, most formative wounds happened when I was in the sixth grade. I was part of a triad of friends, three besties that played together every recess, went home together after school and told each other every last secret....

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The magic wishbone + how we really get our wishes.

The magic wishbone + how we really get our wishes.

Recently, I attended a miraculous weekend retreat with a group of friends. We spent five days sharing stories, making collaborative paintings, taking gorgeous beach walks and coaching each other around our businesses + creative work. We...

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Important-er than a diaper

Important-er than a diaper

He was crying on the green couch the other night. I had yelled-- don’t remember why -- something about the bathtub and the Oreo cookie Nico had snuck into it and then submerged, little spongy bits of Oreo floating throughout the tub. But...

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The music that moves through us.

The music that moves through us.

Bear with me, while I tell you about loss, this loss and how it’s working me, changing me and I am becoming a different version of myself. Bear with me, because I’m not sure I have words for it yet, but it feels like it lives deep in my...

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News from a bewildered heart.

News from a bewildered heart.

Dear sweet community, I’m so grateful for all of the support you extended to me over the last week. It was a comfort to know I had this web of love right here in my inbox! I’ve noticed that when I’m going through something difficult, I...

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