Six Ridiculous Things My Teen Said Recently (and they claim we never listen)

Having kids is a crazy adventure that calls for patience, flexibility, and a sense of humor the size of Texas. If you weren't a yogi before, it may be time to get a mat and a mantra. Seriously! Yoga and a hot cup of strong coffee have to be the best tools in my parenting-a-teen-survival kit. But ...

Put Down Your Phone and Be Present in This Moment

  We all crave excitement. It’s part of our human condition. We want action now. We want microwave meals with gourmet flavor. We want high-def, and answers as fast as Siri can say them. Shame on me for needing to fill every moment with activity, every second with entertainment. With one foot on the brake, I ...

Five Things I Learned From Divorce

I was a young bride…because at eighteen I knew it all and had snagged a guy who was just as smart. He was brown-skinned, athletic, boy-band hot, and cocky as hell — so yeah, he was perfect (at least in my immature little mind). Never mind the baggage…and oh, was there baggage. Fast forward a decade ...