Archive for June, 2010

Love Party: Skip the Marriage, Have the Wedding

Let’s put it out there – if you haven’t figured it out yet, I am not a big fan of romantic love, marriage, or any of the ancillaries. So you can imagine my cynicism when celebrity couples who have been together a short time or very young celebs announce an engagement and impending nuptials. I […]

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The Game of Life: An Authentic Approach

Most of us played it as children. The game of Life – the one with the great spinny thing in the middle of the board. I played it yesterday with my daughter on the train – it is now available on the iTouch. As we played it dawned on me that the game of Life […]

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Moving On and Letting Go: A Path to Wellness

Letting go is a popular buzzword in modern psychobabble. Let it go – it’s applied to anger, weight, regret, loss, bitterness. This suggests that we can flip a switch and put down a burden as though it were a sack of potatoes. In the macro, this is not bad advice. These old wounds fester – […]

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Mothering 101: Parenting in a Modern Age

What does it mean to be a good mother? I struggled with that one today. So many of our performance indicators in this society are tangible and objective – dollars and cents, scores, grades. Sadly, this has devolved into how we judge so many non-quantifiable skills like mothering, marriage, friendship, and just plain life. I […]

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