Who doesn’t love a good self-help book?
I grabbed this one because, 1. I’m a parent, and 2. I don’t subscribe to typical Western religious or philosophical beliefs.
And, honestly, I could use a little more Zen in my life, especially as I tackle my massive TBR list.
Continue reading “Buddhism for Mothers [Book Review]”
She may not have been who I needed her to be, but she was all she could be.
Happy Mother’s Day.
This started out as a response to a writing prompt, but somewhere along the line, it morphed into something of a cathartic exercise.
Today is Mother’s Day in the U.S., and while I wish most of the mothers in the country a happy day filled with love and family, I can’t help but think about my own mother, her recent illness, and my traumatic childhood. Continue reading “For My Mother on Mother’s Day: A Poem Made of Wounds”