What, Where or Who is Home?

I have lived in a number of house & apartments, some with gardens, others without, some near a subway, others further into suburbia.  I have lived alone, I have lived with my former husband.  I have lived in a shared house with 6 other room-mates who stole my...

Steady She Goes

The stress continues to build in my life.  My house has now sold.  I have 7 weeks to find a new home for me, my three kids, my new au pair (who is arriving from France, 3 days after we close on this house), my 90lb rescue mutt, the guinea pig and the three fishes! I...

Self Love: I am Whole.

The last few days have been stressful. Traveling with my children to Brazil and back required 26 hours of plane and car journeys.  While I was there, I was dealing with the negotiations of offers and counter-offers on the sale of my home and the back and forth with my...

Friends Who Become Family

When I started having kids, in a city and country far from my family and place of birth it became clear to me that I needed to create my own family, wherever I was living.  My mother pointed out to me that if I was in London, my kids would be being looked after by...