What makes a good mother.

    May 10, 2020

    Not many people know this, but I’ve become a caregiver to my mother recently. Her kidney transplant failed ten years later and my sisters and I are were tasked to perform her home dialysis machine five hours a day, 5 days a week.⁣ ⁣ I was incredibly fearful in the beginning. It was a technical learning experience. A deep fear and realization that I was responsible for her life and a daily commitment I was unsure I could handle. ⁣…

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  • Week 9 in Social Isolation…

    On March 7th 2020, we received an email announcing our school district closure due to one student’s extended family member contracting covid-19. My niece was hours away from her now-canceled junior prom and my…

    May 4, 2020
  • How to Process this Pandemic.

    After weeks of sulking, I think I’m finally out of it. It started with shock, after the kids school was abruptly canceled. Then anxiety, when a friend’s father tested positive for Covid-19. Then I…

    March 31, 2020
  • My family’s unfolding of the Coronavirus

    A couple months ago my husband started a family chat that made it seem like the ‘sky was falling’. Nearly daily he gave updates on the mysterious virus overtaking Wuhan, China.  We minimized his…

    March 27, 2020
  • How do you know you’re alive?

    “Why do I always feel like I’m in a dream?” Perplexed, my doctor didn’t know how to answer my son and instead questioned, “Well, how do you feel?” He replied, “I feel like nothing…

    February 25, 2020
  • Do you want nothing, or Everything?

    I’m going to take you through this Valentine’s Day that was disrupted with me walking out of a nice, fancy lunch date – to me, walking barefoot in a random park.⁣ ⁣ I don’t…

    February 15, 2020
  • My Valentine’s wish….

    Dear Husband,⁣ ⁣ Valentine’s Day is here💌. Before you run out – or not – to express your love for me on this single day, here are my thoughts…⁣ ⁣ If you get me…

    February 13, 2020
  • Raising Entrepreneurs.

    Beyond being a #noexcusemom, I am a mom. My goal is to raise hardworking, humble and heart-centered human beings. I constantly ask myself, “am I preparing them enough for the real world?” My middle…

    January 28, 2020
  • My goal for 2020

    Every year I go on a one-day-escape. I look forward this quiet time nearly the whole month of December when I am drained by parties, presents and people. I am ‘one of those moms’…who…

    December 29, 2019