My Mom leaned in close, her eyes brimming over, and quietly said, “I can’t believe this is my last Thanksgiving.”   I wish I had just taken her hand and nodded. Or said, “I know” or “I love you” or “you’ll always be with me on Thanksgiving” or said just about anything other than what …

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Craving more Connection?

I’m writing this on Valentine’s Day because the myriad of feelings and reactions the 3 little words, “Happy Valentine’s Day” can stir up deserves to be addressed and, in many cases, mitigated! Especially when a quick search brings up the word lonely as often as love in relation to Valentine’s Day… as well as jaded, …

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Happily Ever After Isn’t the Point

I’ve been thinking about how our parents are our first teachers. In particular, I’ve been thinking about how they provide our foundational relationship training. And the thought has made me a little uncomfortable. (Okay, perhaps, all out terrified!)