To the Mama Feeling Like She Can’t Get it Right

To the Mama Feeling Like She Can’t Get it Right

To the Mama Who Feels Like She Just Can’t Seem to Get it Right, I see you. I put so much time and effort into trying to respond appropriately to the situations life seems to hurl at me like a fastball. Yet, even with all that effort, I continue to find myself sitting...

4 Barriers To Breaking Free

4 Barriers To Breaking Free

Dear Friend, Two things are almost always said within the first 5 minutes of a meeting with a mom whose child is facing criminal charges. The first is β€œThank You.” We feel an overwhelming sense of gratitude to sit with someone who understands what we are going...

Same Team πŸ‘ˆ

Same Team πŸ‘ˆ

I'm going to describe a scene to you, and if you've ever been to a child's basketball game, you'll know right away what I'm talking about. During a youth basketball game, the kids are always very aware of the score, and these little people on the court can get pretty...

At Last. The Truth About Strength πŸ’™

At Last. The Truth About Strength πŸ’™

We all have different interpretations of what it means to be strong during a crisis. But, so often, when we find ourselves in the thick of it, our perception of what we should or shouldn't reasonably be able to handle can be a little off.Β  When I found out my child...

The One Powerful Thing We Often Downplay βš“

The One Powerful Thing We Often Downplay βš“

"Looking back on it now, was there anything I did at the time that you think was either helpful or harmful in getting you through the challenges you faced after your arrest?" That's the question I asked my child as I prepared to record Episode 6 of Unyielding. The...