I’ve got five kids, I’m a queer feminist, and I just might be the only life coach in the world who doesn’t believe in the Law of Attraction.
I’ve been searching my way through the days with my hands, finding comfort and steadiness in physical tasks. Stirring up banana bread. Folding laundry. Rolling carnitas into enchiladas. Marveling at the wonder and unfairness of this life: feeling gratitude, feeling guilt. Things kept breaking at our house this week: a water main, an egg, a […]
My husband Nick is in LA for the week, which means I am solo parenting our five kids, and if you are picturing me doing this with grace and ease, let me assure you there’s a fair amount of flailing involved. Even as I type this, I’m watching anxiously as the clock inches closer and […]
When I was 26, I knew what my problem was, and it was that I was lazy. I was sure of it. Procrastinator. A mess. Couldn’t get my shit together. Lazy, but with big dreams and a grandiose sense of entitlement that was laughable considering my results. Scrappy, but with no real career trajectory. I […]
I have been working hard this week. I have been writing and coaching and problem solving and crisis managing and painting and parenting and cooking and budgeting and cleaning and doing laundry. I don’t mind working hard. I don’t mind digging in the dirt. I will keep going until my fingers ache, and I kind […]
Well, I’m daunted, but I’m still here. I’m swirly, but wildly alive. Scruffy around the edges but absolutely delighted (in this case, with these braids my daughter gave me–perhaps I shall wear a braid crown all the time now). Yes, I feel scraggly but beautiful, bedraggled but brave, also slightly bashful after having told you […]
I write things for women with big, gorgeous, COMPLICATED lives. I help women become epic fucking badasses… but I still retain my right to cry at every diaper commercial ever made.
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Sustenance for the journey -- notes from a fellow
traveler to remind you of your own magic.