acceptance, shame

The Long-Term Effects of My Father’s Actions (HuffPost Personal)

I published an essay on HuffPost Personal this week:

My Dad Killed Two People When I Was 15. Here’s Why I’m Finally Ready to Accept Him.

In my struggle to disassociate myself from him, I had dehumanized myself.

5b61bff02000007a03378afc

aging, Parenting

A Coffee Date at 40: Why Time For Ourselves is Essential

I’ve got a new essay up at Parent.co today. Anyone who’s approaching or living through middle age and parenting, this one’s for you!

“It’s eight pm on a Saturday night. I’m in the middle of moving from central Pennsylvania to my hometown of Buffalo, New York. The move is part of some big, mid-life changes, and on this particular night, I’m by myself in Buffalo. So I call a…”

If it speaks to you, please share.

Best,

Pam