I know September is technically Suicide Prevention Month, but for me, it will always be November. It was the week before Thanksgiving, 1986, when my teenage brother took his own life. After 30 years of piecing things together, we can still only speculate on the “why?”
Author Archive | Kristin A.
She gets home from school an hour before her elementary-aged siblings and I wanted to really make the most of those precious minutes with just her. I knew I had to be intentional without grilling her for details. She’s an introvert at heart and after a full day with people, I knew I had to […]
Even if you think you aren’t flexible (that’s why we do yoga). Even if you have injuries (there’s always an elegant solution, as one very wise teacher reminds us). Even if you’re overweight (have you ever heard of chair yoga). There is a class for you where you are right now.
Yoga has changed my life in great ways. If you want to get started with yoga, I have some ideas to share, but first I have to answer the big question: Why yoga? Since I began practicing yoga over a year ago, friends’ responses make me want to answer the why before we move on […]
Since I was a very young child, it seems Mother’s Day has taken on a slightly different meaning each year. From whatever “normal” is to losing my mother at young age to learning to love a second mom. Then realizing their immense worth as I became an adult and then as a mom of four […]