#MyStory – Family

Posted on May 17, 2020

How, as a family, are we building stronger relationships and bonds with our family during our time together? How do we come together during both expected and unexpected moments in our lives? One of the most difficult parts of building a long-lasting relationship isn’t finding our partners, but how we come together in our day to day experiences and support each other through the simple and complex moments in life. Family is more than a group of related individuals. It…

#MyStory – Happy Mother’s Day!

Posted on May 9, 2020

I am dedicating this week’s shared post to you, mothers! Happy Mother’s Day to each one of you! This beautiful story comes from a front line worker who juggles between going to work every day and being a mother. Her story here shows how perceptive our children and how they are working through these waves of emotion with us. Check out this short video for some great tips in how to address these difficult emotions with your kids. I hope…

#MyStory – What is it like being a senior high schooler right now?

Posted on April 19, 2020

As you might have seen, I have been collecting various stories to share and move us all. I believe that sharing stories that have moved me and made me really think about the possibilities of our current climate will ultimately bring us together to discuss these possibilities and the importance of staying connected. This week I will be sharing a story that really left me with a profound feeling of sadness, but that has solidified my resolve to continue sharing…

#MyStory – What is your story?

Posted on April 12, 2020

My husband always asks me: “Roma, how do you have the patience to listen to our elderly parents’ stories for hours on end?”  It’s because I love stories.  Through stories we can experience each other’s experiences, share our feelings and perspectives, become a part of each other’s lives and most importantly, we get to draw our own learning lessons from every story! Our current climate and its challenges are birthing story after story that will make history! To me hi-story…

Parenting is… highlighting the current state of equanimity to our kids.

Posted on March 29, 2020

Parenting is… highlighting the current state of equanimity to our kids. During last week’s grocery run, I noticed that I was picking up brands of foods that I would never have picked before. In fact, with the current state of imbalance in the supply-demand chain caused by the COVID-19 crisis, I’m forced to give up my current “preferences” and simply be grateful for—and pick up—whatever is available on the shelf. Doing that, I’ve discovered something new within myself, an opening up….