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Alptitude 2018: Home

Alptitude 2018: Home

I spent the first week of June in a chalet (and teepee) in the French Alps with 20 strangers, and yet today after just one week with them, I hope I know them for a lifetime. On the car ride to the airport this morning I was feeling both…

A Mother's Day Reflection

A Mother's Day Reflection

As another Mother’s Day comes and goes, I am choosing to pause and reflect on a few of the lessons I have learned on my mom journey thus far. I am a different kind of mom. I am a mother of twins who…

A Life Full of Shoulds

A Life Full of Shoulds

I have realized lately that I have been living a life that consists often of “I should” vs. “I want to.” What does this really look like? It looks like me doing things out of…

The Big Five-Oh

The Big Five-Oh

Well, it is finally here – I am turning 50 this week. I thought I was doing just fine with the whole idea of aging gracefully, and then I realized...

Even In Our Greatest Pain, We Can Still Grow

Even In Our Greatest Pain, We Can Still Grow

As the 12th anniversary of my daughter's death creeps in this year, I have decided to do some soul searching. While I might never be able to understand why she passed, I do finally recognize an important life lesson...