Someone asked me this week how I started my new business Mindful Tradition. The question took me by surprise and I had to take a moment to think, because it was never a conscious choice. I do not often sit down and conjure up my next plan, I follow the threads of intuition and the … Continue reading Following the Dharma Flow
Me and my husband both travel more than the average bear. He tends more towards regional work in an effort to keep the nonprofit movement that we are a part of, thriving. I tend to travel more for trainings and personal development. Our marriage is a delicate balance of supporting each other so that we … Continue reading Coparenting in a Reciprocal Relationship
So this morning, was one of those mornings. One child was screaming because the second child had touched her toy. The second child was screaming because she did not want to get dressed for the day. The third child had left his lunch box on the rock outside of the house even though it had … Continue reading Everything is OK
Once upon a time, there was a girl named Kaylin who was looking for something different. She was not sure what that was yet, she only knew at that point what she did not want. Having spent years using maladaptive coping skills to deal with the pains of her past, She was very aware of … Continue reading A Modern Day Romance
So marriage is this funny thing. You find this person that's your person, which of course is a beautiful thing, but it's not just about the two of you. It's about the person that's your person and their whole family. We all have our own families to tend to. The laughs, the love, the bullshit. … Continue reading In-laws or Out-laws?
One day when I was a young girl me and my father moved the TV so that it was perfectly situated that we could see it through the dining room door when we sat at the table for dinner. It was very apparent that evening what we had done when during the meal my mother … Continue reading Reasons why I do not have a TV in my home
So me and my husband are playing Yahtzee the other night. I have rolled a truly crap hand, and we're discussing where to put my pithy number on the scoreboard. I decided a zero for Yahtzee, and my husband is genuinely aghast. He is a Yahtzee guy whereas I am very aware of the fact … Continue reading Marriage Is hard