Are You Afraid of the “C” Word?

  A year ago, almost to the day, I settled into the driver’s seat of my car, with the key poised near the ignition, and I heard the words:    “If you can’t commit to yourself, how can anyone else?” An earthquake reverberated through my body that shook me to...

Disappointing Myself

A few weeks ago, Jude and Max were spending the night. We’d watched a movie, I’d given them a bath, and we had a dessert––vanilla ice cream, with M&Ms, and a dollop of peanut butter.   My time with the boys always allows me to slow down and appreciate some of...