Why do women struggle with self-care? Why do we think if we lay down, take a nap, close off the noise we are neglectful. Why do we think that if we tell our kids I need some time alone, we are bad moms? If we say to our friends I need some space, we are … More Just lay down!
I’ve always been a dreamer. I’ve always had a vivid imagination of life, especially my life. Growing up in the Bronx housing projects you kinda have to be creative with your mind, and with what the future can be. I desired beautiful things. A secure marriage, healthy children, and a voice! A voice that would … More Dream, dream so big it kinda scares you a bit!
When his name was called, we walked into the lab room. They asked my husband to hold Rob in his lap and hold down his little arms so that they could draw a significant amount of blood. My husband’s legs began to shake, his tears just flowed as he watched Rob so quietly, without a … More The Waiting Room (Part 2)
It was like any other 10-month-old check up. We walked in, greeted all the wonderful staff and were escorted to our exam room. We stripped Rob, the nurses weighed him, check his growth, and conducted his usual blood tests. Nothing unusual, nothing exciting, but as new parents, everything was fascinating. I recall my husband always … More The Waiting Room… (Part 1)
Recently I heard my friends say how much they want to get done this year. They want to lose weight, start a new business, find a spouse, find a new job, move, become more decisive, start school, complete their education, save money, advance in a career. This list goes on and on. So my question … More Just Get Up!