Check It: Using Astrology to Parent Better, Water Signs (The Lavender Stand)

This post first appeared on The Lavender Stand, as part of a series, for their launch and "astrology to parent" column. Check them out for more on stories that "shifts culture, practices, and out dated rules around expectations, funding, and field norms." The element of water should be the easiest to describe and relate to … Continue reading Check It: Using Astrology to Parent Better, Water Signs (The Lavender Stand)

Check It: Using Astrology to Parent Better, Air Signs (The Lavender Stand)

This post first appeared on The Lavender Stand, as part of a series, for their launch and "astrology to parent" column. Check them out for more on stories that "shifts culture, practices, and out dated rules around expectations, funding, and field norms." The air sign of the moon brings us to a more mental aspect … Continue reading Check It: Using Astrology to Parent Better, Air Signs (The Lavender Stand)

Check It: Using Astrology to Parent Better, Earth Sign (The Lavender Stand)

This post first appeared on The Lavender Stand, as part of a series, for their launch and "astrology to parent" column. Check them out for more on stories that "shifts culture, practices, and out dated rules around expectations, funding, and field norms." Oh, the element of earth. The durability of a rock, or the stability … Continue reading Check It: Using Astrology to Parent Better, Earth Sign (The Lavender Stand)

Check It: Using Astrology to Parent Better, Fire Signs (The Lavender Stand)

This post first appeared on The Lavender Stand, as part of a series, for their launch and "astrology to parent" column. Check them out for more on stories that "shifts culture, practices, and out dated rules around expectations, funding, and field norms." Parenting is hard. We’ve all heard or read this somewhere along our journey, … Continue reading Check It: Using Astrology to Parent Better, Fire Signs (The Lavender Stand)

Leading a Private Life With a Social Flair

Living a social life, while still trying to maintain the private and personal, is a very tricky balance. Especially when you have kids. So how can you balance the two (or three, if you count your career) without damping your style or stepping on tiny toes?    I'm not going to lie. I go back-and-forth … Continue reading Leading a Private Life With a Social Flair

Building My Child’s Self-Esteem, The Cat in the Hat Style

She said she felt she was ugly, cause the kids in school made fun of her hair and her teeth... "I think I'm ugly," she said, and for the instance of that moment, the image of her as a little pig-tailed girl flashed before my eyes. When did my daughter's self-esteem start to dwindle? "You're … Continue reading Building My Child’s Self-Esteem, The Cat in the Hat Style

Her Summer of Independence

I told her to put on her baggiest pants. I pulled out an old, camp t-shirt from two summers ago. It was the one that could fit two of her back then. Now, it fit just right. Her hair was pulled back in her usual ponytail. I placed a headband to match the shirt, and … Continue reading Her Summer of Independence