Leadership, love, and parenting.

Leadership, love, and parenting.

Last week I had my first ride alone with my son. We’ve been mountain biking as a family for a long time, yet I’d never gone out on the trails with the kids without my husband. Maybe it was confidence or simple lack of opportunity since we’re always together, but it...
The best tool in your toolbox.

The best tool in your toolbox.

I organize a local writing group, and recently we were having a discussion about humor. How to weave humor into our writing to connect with an audience, tell a story, or develop characters. It got me thinking: How often do we think about humor in real life?  ...
A Reminder for Worried Parents

A Reminder for Worried Parents

It’s easy to assume others share our thoughts on a subject or experience of an event. Even if we value diversity and understand difference, as parents we assume our way of doing things is THE way. It takes some unlearning to get that other people respond differently,...