The Real Fit podcast features candid conversations with women athletes on topics including body image, enoughness, and so much more. In a world that's hell-bent on telling women we're not thin enough, fast enough, strong enough, or successful enough, I'm here to tell you you're already enough. My goal is to share stories that inspire … Continue reading Real Fit Podcast
Last week I was thrilled to see my article on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) on The Washington Post's On Parenting Section. I knew I wanted to write about this topic ever since Sweet Pea came home from school practicing (and teaching us) her "soup breathing," "birthday cake breathing," and "pretzel breathing." Her teacher doesn't … Continue reading My Article on Social and Emotional Learning in The Washington Post
I wrote this a couple of weeks ago, on Sweet Pea's first day of kindergarten... before Trump pardoned Arapaio and Hurricane Harvey. It feels like a lifetime ago now. I could take my left if only the beige Toyota Camry blocking the intersection would scoot forward. The driver has at least a car length of … Continue reading Excited, but a little bit scared
Write the most honest thing you know how to write about something shitty that happened to you, even if (especially if) that shitty thing wasn't actually earth-shatteringly tragic. Vomit up all the words and then revise them so many times you don't know if anything you wrote makes sense or is even remotely good but … Continue reading If you want to know what it feels like to get naked in public….
They say there are no dumb questions. They are wrong. (Side note: Who are they??) There are, in fact, many dumb questions. I know because I ask them more often than Kim Kardashian posts a selfie. In the spirit of conscious parenting and minimizing the urge to stab myself with a Lego, I’ve composed a … Continue reading There is Such Thing as a Dumb Question
I am Jewish. My husband was raised Presbyterian, considers himself atheist, and until he met me, had never known a Jewish person. So it was with some trepidation and a few drinks that I told him if he was serious about me, he would have to let me raise our possible children Jewish. Never mind … Continue reading Why We Don’t Have a Christmas Tree