It’s been 18 months since I closed up shop at our Torrance location. And, well, I’m not working nearly as much as I thought I would be. I’m certainly not working nearly as much as my bank account would like me to be. What matters… Read More »The Gatekeepers (and the gatekeepers)
I’m the youngest daughter of three to a stay-at-home-mom. Youngest is a relative term, as my eldest sister is only 30 months older than I am. Now, as the mother of two daughters aged 17 months apart, I cannot imagine how my mother managed. I… Read More »I didn’t overestimate how much help I’d get, I underestimated how much I’d need
Years ago, I spent three semesters studying addiction counseling. I learned a few things; first, I learned we don’t know shit about addiction and addiction counseling. I also learned the power group experiences – namely group therapy – in helping us to be our best… Read More »The Value of Novelty
No one prepared me for the fact that 58% of parenting is just feeding people. Another 40% is cleaning up after feeding people. If you’re like me and drowning under the mental pressure of “whats for dinner?” (and breakfast, and morning snack, and lunch, and… Read More »1 Essential Tip to Simplify Meal Time
1 cup buckwheat flour (If your family is picky about buckwheat, use more whole wheat. Slowly change the recipe until it’s more buckwheat.) 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp. sugar of any type 1 cup coconut milk 4-6 small beets… Read More »Beet & Buckwheat Waffles
There’s a lot you can do to improve the quality of your life while you are sick with Covid.
I started 2022 in a way I haven’t started a year since 2014: with yoga. I used to practice a half-mala, comprised of 54 Series A Sun Salutes, at the start of every year. This year, vacationing with my family, I had intended to attend… Read More »Lessons from a New Year Half-Mala