Kindness Wins: How to Teach Children to Be Kind Online

In Kindness Wins, Galit walks the reader through ten online habits to teach and model. She strings together the practical guidelines with engaging real-life anecdotes and ends each chapter with a timely article to read and conversation starters for your kids and your friends. ...more


Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

Threading the Needle

This evening I was in C’s room with my sewing box. She has a pile of clothes that have needed to be mended for awhile, and since I was off work today because of the snow we got last night, I figured today was the day that I would finally get to this task. ...more



Ten examples why I believe infertility brings out the best in us

Recently, in the context of the recent twitterstorm, someone in the ALI (adoption, loss, infertility) community commented, "Infertility brings out the worst in all of us ... We’re all guilty." I beg to differ....more
I think it's brought out the best AND the worst in me.  I can only hope that it's brought out ...more

I'm Not an Idiot: Measles Outbreak, Vaccine Debates, and Your Name-Calling

When it comes to the vaccination debate, I don't usually "go there." I feel like we are all trying to inform ourselves make the best decisions for our families in a world full of misinformation brought to us by people more interested in power and money than the health of the general public. ...more
Lazy Hippie Mama reillysmom16 You just totally shot your credibility by referring to "antidotal ...more

How a Trip to the Nail Salon Showed Me That People Are Still Good

I had a busy night planned on Saturday, including a birthday dinner for my best friend followed by yet another holiday party (my fourth this month!).  Before heading out, I stopped in my neighborhood nail salon for a quick manicure so I didn’t have to show my face in public with disgustingly gross/chipped red nails.  The salon had a few people in it, but wasn’t packed.  One of the Asian women who works there smiled at me and directed me to her seat, and she immediately got to work....more

A Favorite Quote

"One of the most calming and powerful actions you can do to intervene in a stormy world is to stand up and show your soul. Struggling souls catch light from other souls who are fully lit and willing to show it."Dr. Clarissa Pinkola EstésThis Caring Heart

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Shattered Glass and the Kindness of Strangers Caring Heart