Avoiding holiday meltdowns

Avoiding holiday meltdowns

Thanksgiving caught us with our pants down – maybe not literally, but it was a couple days earlier on the calendar this year and then, YIKES – Black Friday! Our stress meters are instantly fully engaged. Black Friday has come to represent Warrior Mode for many of us....
How my misguided mom became my hero

How my misguided mom became my hero

I had a pretty contentious relationship with my mother growing up. She was a child of the 60s and found her identity in the feminist movement… to a fault. She never missed a chance to take a jab at men for suppressing women and ravaging the world in...