Career, Family life, parenting

The slow burn

The day I turned fifty was just another day.  While friends and acquaintances headed into their next half century planning parties and trips and celebrations of life, I was engrossed in just getting through another week.  Change was barreling toward me and I was not handling it well.  Family and friends may not have noticed,… Continue reading The slow burn

Family life, Living Well, Moms, parenting

A perfectly unplanned vacation day

I power point my vacations.  No, really.   I am a prolific professional vacation planner.  When we made our first family trek to Italy five years ago, I spent months exploring and charting our options to visit the land of my husband’s birth.  Armed with google maps and every review site imaginable, I scoured the possibilities… Continue reading A perfectly unplanned vacation day