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be you, bravely

Brave Collective: Nashville

As we gathered around the dining room table, there was instant camaraderie. I think this happens when everyone is opening up about hopes and dreams. There were tears as several different people added their hopes for brave pursuits. read more

honestly

Breathing in Those Around Us

They were sitting on a velvet green couch in the corner of a hotel where I was also staying. Sitting close, almost knee-to-knee, one with silver gray hair and red lipstick, who, even from 15 feet away, smelled like Coco Chanel perfume. read more

be you, bravely

Brave Collective: NYC

We started by sharing the bravest things we’d ever done. There’s something about hearing a piece of someone’s story that knits people together. All were inspiring. Conversation with this group was easy, maybe it was the close quarters being squeezed around a table with a few extra chairs. read more

honestly

Being Present with a Friend in Crisis

She had her hands to her face, and she kept repeating to the lifeguard, “That’s my baby. That’s my baby.” My best friend’s toddler son, my godson, lay blue and unresponsive by the side of the pool, while lifeguards worked tirelessly on him. read more

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10 Rut Crushing Adventures For You and Your Friends

Are you in a mommy rut? Do you need a little excitement in your life (other than the chaos created by your two-year-old)? I know the feeling. I like play dates as much as any mom, but it’s time for some rut-crushing adventures, girls, and I have some ideas for you. read more