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Double Bagging

Posted on February 21, 2016 with 0 comments



Some things in my life challenge me. Buying tampons does not fall into this category though. I’ve bared my breasts nursing babies, my bush birthing them, and my soul raising them, so why would I be embarrassed by the arrival of that part of my cycle that empowers my body to have the babies in the first place? The answer is, that I wouldn't be. Yet the lady, (also female), behind the counter at the drug store is double bagging my tampons and pads, which incidentally have a combined weight capacity of a handful of feathers. 

Read the full essay soon on line at Bust Magazine on line. 

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For The Woman On The Train

Posted on January 2, 2016 with 0 comments




"I had several bags to take down from the overhead bin. The train was swaying, and after I set down one of my bags, I fell against your seat." 

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Talking with Hunter was like having a cup of tea with a close friend. I enjoyed sharing stories about my transition from child advocate attorney to yoga teacher and author, mindful parenting and an inside look at what that can look like in my home. Click on the image above, then scroll up, kick up your feet and have a listen and maybe a laugh or two.

Wire free—Worry free

Posted on September 15, 2014 with 0 comments




I’m not (contrary to what they think) trying to ruin their summer, but am just a mother trying to enable the brain activity of her children to hover above flat line, while maintaining a peaceful home where she can get the smallest bit of work done.

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Cue the Mindfulness

Posted on November 9, 2013 with 0 comments


Sometimes I stray. Not from my partner or my moral beliefs, but from my idea of what I would like to be, from my idealized vision of my enlightened self. I’m referring to those times when I verbally unleash my anger ...

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