The App That Saved My Life

Life in my 30s has become quite stale. I’m the only one left out of my close friends who doesn’t have any children which is by design. If my only other option outside of my dull and tedious existence is to...

Prayer For My Best Friend

It is tough to find a good catch nowadays because it seems as if all of the good men are either already married, gay or irrevocably unstable. I happened upon a good one about a year ago at Plucker’s Wing Bar who has...

My Family, The Phoenix

My family has lost everything not once, but twice. The first time I was thirteen and I remember the day we vacated my childhood home the way you remember the first time your heart gets broken, the scar deep and forever...

Surviving PPD

On August 1, 2015, the second happiest moment of my life occurred: the birth of my second child and beloved son Gabriel. I recall it vividly—the quiet, dimly-lit hospital room, the soothing presence of my doula, my...

The Road From Judgement To Freedom

There is no harmony between spirituality and religion. And the juxtaposition of clergy and scientists creates cognitive dissonance at its finest. But since the beginning of time, the meaning of life has been a thought...

Balancing The Equation Of Love

It’s easy to lose sight of love as circumstances change. It’s easy to say, “Oh, he didn’t give me what I needed anymore,” or “We clicked so well in the beginning, but it’s been downhill from there.” We let true love...

What’s Stopping You?

2016 WOW! What a year! It was full of emotions, both high and low, sad and exciting, love and anger, but I survived it. My daughter came to us over Skype one day and told us that she wanted to study abroad in Japan for...