The Lemon Yellow Dress – Tribute to my mother💗

The Lemon Yellow Dress – Tribute to my mother💗

My mother was kind. It showed in her capturing smile. I remember her always going the extra mile for us. If we had a need she would do her best to help. She embodied unconditional love. Always giving without asking anything back. She gathered joy by seeing others...
Love Your Body Because It’s A Miracle!

Love Your Body Because It’s A Miracle!

My daughter Sarina’s traumatic birth not only changed everything I thought my life was going to be, but it also turned the relationship I had with myself upside down. I didn’t know who I was anymore as the mother of a special needs child. It was Spring of 1994, and we...
The power of a pause: take a 20-second break

The power of a pause: take a 20-second break

The 20-second break is an awareness break. This simple practice saved me from burning up a healthy relationship today; one I didn’t want to lose. It’s simply stopping what you’re doing, thinking, saying, or being for twenty seconds, and then using...
Freedom in my steps!

Freedom in my steps!

I believe words have the power to heal. In 1954 the American poet Robert Frost responded to the question where freedom lies with: “Freedom is moving easy in harness.” I have examined what these words mean after my daughter was born. Especially...
My Heart beats for two countries!

My Heart beats for two countries!

With roots in Germany I lived most of my adult life in the U.S. I write about what I notice on my travels between this two worlds. The great experiences and the ones we can learn from each other.  I will share in both languages!​I’m planning 8 short...