Women, women everywhere

My dad was surrounded by women his entire life. He spent his childhood with his mother and two sisters. He had four aunties who helped raise him. He grew up and married my mom, with whom he had two daughters. Hell, even our pets were female (except for Sophie the transgender cat who was anatomically […]


I have a very intimate relationship with shame.  Not to be stereotypical, but growing up as a white Catholic American female, shame is my middle name.  The ancient root of the word shame literally translated means, “to cover oneself.”  This is pretty much what many of us do when we experience shame.  We try to hide, […]


I felt like an impostor last night.  I was invited to speak on a panel for young women on maintaining work/life balance as a successful career woman.  I’m not sure I’m qualified to be giving advice, seeing as I feel a constant struggle to achieve balance in my life. I looked up “balance” in the […]