1 Oct, 2016

Because We Love the Mormon LGBTQ & Allies

*We are smiling big over here.* Danny & I just gave an opening keynote to the largest audience to date (650 people!). It turns out it was one of the most amazing, holy, spiritual experiences of our entire lives. Preparing to speak there was some of the most important work [...]

30 Aug, 2016

How to Love Again – With No Fear

Someone once asked me: How on earth were you not fearful of dating again, after your divorce? A few reasons: 1. I valued the experience of marriage.  Marriage was the birthplace of so much growth and change for me. I know growth and change can come from ANY of our [...]

25 Aug, 2016

When You Meet Someone Amazing – And Then You Choke!

Have any of you met someone unbelievable, like truly your DREAM guy or girl, and then you just absolutely choke?  Perhaps you begin to not feel comfortable in your own skin; perhaps your personality and openness goes into hiding; perhaps you feel unlovable and not good enough. <breathe, breathe> And [...]

3 Mar, 2016

5 Phrases We Call the Language of Love

Instructions for the Language of Love:  1. Use when trying to face relationship conflict in the healthiest, most peaceful/loving way. 2. Use when trying to communicate something difficult. 3. Use when faced with a partner or child or human being you love whom has completely betrayed you or disappointed you. [...]

25 Feb, 2016

I Have Never Known Such Kindness

I will never stop being amazed by the kindness of this man I get to call my husband. I have never known such kindness. I'm so, so thankful for it every day. Here are some examples while traveling... I realized some of my belongings were not in my bag (in [...]

15 Jan, 2016

In Case You Feel You’re The “Toxic” One

We have the best readers here. So thankful for the great comments that come in. Many have asked, what do you do if YOU are the toxic one in a relationship? Your questions have led to this post.  --- To any soul who feels they have messed things up- or [...]

20 Nov, 2015

A “Language Of Love” Can Change A Life

From Danny To me, there are few skills more important than learning how to use a "Language of Love." It's amazing to me how just a few simple words, sincerely spoken, can change a moment, a relationship, or a community. What is a "Language of Love"? Well, Mara and I [...]

26 Oct, 2015

Midwife Reminiscence

I used to walk through the charming streets of Brooklyn to local midwife offices, often on the ground floors of brownstones. It was my dream idea of a prenatal visit and I figured, why not get to know the midwives now, before I get pregnant (so I won't have to [...]

23 Oct, 2015

The Most Amazing Love Wall Ever

Dear friends, A reader sent this to me. You have to see. It's the mecca of all Love Walls. :) It will make you love humanity so much.  Send me a picture of your own Love Wall if you have one. :) It would be fun to see. (video link) [...]

5 Oct, 2015

2 Love Wall Delights

From Helen McLaughlin, currently traveling the U.S. via motorhome: "Since July, I've embraced a mobile lifestyle and am traveling with my fiancé in a motorhome all over the United States. But, when I saw your Love Wall post, I knew I had to show you my equivalent. ;-) You and [...]