BlogHer's Best-Kept Secret

Tucked away in a corner of the BlogHer website is a special page. It’s an exciting page that changes every day. It’s a social page where BlogHer pros, casual BlogHer members, and first-time members all make appearances. When I wake up in the morning, I can never be sure quite what I’m going to find on that page, except I know I’ll find something that will make me laugh and something that will leave me pondering, and I know it’ll be fun.I’m talking about the Chatter page. ...more
So awesome that I found and clicked on this post! I was starting to wonder where my chatter was ...more

Finding my tribe

"The hallmark of the wild nature is that it goes on. It perseveres. This is not something we do. It is something we are, naturally and instinctively." - Clarissa Pinkola Estés...more

Thanks for your comments - which I just noticed now, sorry for the late reply! I have a ...more

Mothers; Find Your Tribe!

Mothers; Find Your Tribe!!Posted on January 3rd  Every woman needs a tribe. Again, I’ll mention my dear friend Marie Seiler. She knows. As one of three girls raised by a single mother, she watched her mother strengthened time and again by other mothers who listened to her when she was frustrated and loved her when she felt no one else did....more

Passover is coming and joy abounds-- or, It takes a village to get anyone through an exodus

Just over 25 years ago I began attending Passover seders at my friends J and E's home. Their sons were just young teens then, and now they are both PhDs with smart and capable wives. One couple has had two children. I have moved away from NYC, but I will drive down to the city so that I can help with the preparations for seder starting Thursday and into Friday. I will be peeling veggies and laughing and basking in the immense joy of my extended family. With the exception of one 85 year old (Catholic) cousin, my entire blood family is dead. So my extended family is my family in every way. ...more

I am just back from my time with my tribe..and it is so refreshing and ...more