Traveling with Kids

Traveling with Kids was a Must! It was important to my husband and me that we continue to see the world even after having kids. (It’s kind of a given when you are a bi-cultural couple!) So when the chance to travel for 6 weeks throughout Australia came up after …

How to Kid Proof Your Marriage

First comes love: we connect. We get excited. Endorphins are surging through us, and we can’t wait till we see each other again. Then comes marriage, for some. We decide to be bonded and committed to each other, whether through legal means, spiritual commitments, or post-it notes. Now begins the …

The After Vacation Plan

Imagine…you’ve just come home from a great vacation and suddenly you’re in the midst of what one of my student’s called “the after vacation hurricane” of trying to get back to real life.  Oh wait…you don’t have to imagine.  It’s vacation season again, so this is fresh in your mind. …

Another Running Mom

I’ve started running. I know, I know. How cliché: another running mom! Stick with me though. I have started running, and it is changing my life. It is making me face realities about myself that I have kept hidden or ignored for a while. My brother was always the runner. …

It’s All About the Breath

Feeling stressed? Let’s work on decreasing your stress level by focusing on a very simple coping skill that we take for granted. Can you guess what it is? Breathing! Take a moment and focus on your breath. If you do yoga or meditate, you are familiar with this practice. When …