The Challenges of Making Friends as a New Mother

When I became a mother I was younger than most mom’s around town. I signed up for my prenatal yoga…

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Learning To Ski; the Power of Trying New Things

Growing up in California, I’ve had the privilege of being within proximity of the ocean and the mountains. When winter…

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Women’s Gatherings Create Transformation

I’ve always loved gathering with women. When I was younger it was slumber parties. Of course, we weren’t quite women…

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My School Experience and the Identity I Left Behind

I really didn’t care for junior high school nor high school. It felt like everyone changed when we were thrown…

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Learning To Stop Chasing What’s Next: Living Slow in Fast-Paced California

I grew up in the Bay Area. Born and raised in San Jose.  Both of my parents went to San…

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Being Cautious in New Relationships and How To End Relationship Patterns

When I was a single mom beginning to date again, I noticed that men would start out very kind and…

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A Road Trip With Two Kids: The Importance of Connection

When my kids were 7 and 9 years old I packed up my Honda Odyssey and hit the road for…

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Education, Coaching, and Accountability

When I first began going to college, I took mostly the classes I was interested in. Some of them were…

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The Magic of the World

I have always been a believer in magic. When I was about 3 years old I spent hours in my…

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The Phoenix—How I Became A Working Woman and A Mom

When I graduated from high school, I moved to Santa Cruz.I had been driving over the hill between San Jose…

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