I am very shy about sharing this story. I wrote it years ago, during an intimate, dreamy time in my life. My son Robby had been seizure free for a year and I was starting to let down. Cultivating my spiritual life is one of my primary ways of coping; I feel safest in the sacred. During this time, my psyche was especially interactive with the pantheon of goddesses, angels and energies I connect … [Read more...] about Tread Softly
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I'm standing still, alone on the black top of an empty street. A single lamp overhead casts a sepia tone through the dense fog settling in around me. My eyes look slowly from side to side as I try to make sense of the quiet, peaceful calm I feel despite the horrific awareness that my child has died. The surreal feelings remain as I roll over and spoon his little body next to me in bed, relieved … [Read more...] about The Offers
I love the moms in our group because we are the women who take matters into our own hands. We all get asked a lot of the same questions over and over again. How to dose is a big one.* Most of us start with the spreadsheet calculator shared by the Realm of Caring. Two years ago I used a scratch piece of paper shoved in a binder to do the math. My friend Olivia? She taught herself how to code and … [Read more...] about CBD Calculator App
If you are a parent treating your child with cannabis in Southern California, then you are probably a patient of Dr. Bonni Goldstein's. Or, you are on her months-long wait list. We all agree, our families are very lucky to have an expert in pediatric cannabis in our own backyard. She has been recommending cannabis to children in our community and supporting our parents for years now. And since my … [Read more...] about Is Medical Marijuana Legal For Children In California?
I love a good juxtaposition. I got one for you: This is my friend Ray. He and the rest of the Mirzabegian brothers are responsible for bringing The Realm of Caring and Charlotte's Web, the high CBD oil that is saving my son's life, to California. He also makes THC concentrates for children. I haven't needed to add THC to my son's treatment, but I know a lot of families who have and it's … [Read more...] about Meet Ray
"Hello? Are you still there?" My phone has been dropping calls lately. The line remained flat until she came up for air with a shallow, pressured breath. She sobbed. My heart fell into the hard stone that was now my solar plexus. With a slow breath, I answered my own question, "I know, mama. I'm still here too." Still holding that line with you. The one that feels . . . so . . . thin . . . … [Read more...] about By The Graces Of The Goddess