Thanking The Haters

May 12th, birthday gratitude entry: Haters. Our first reaction to those who treat us in less than an honoring way is often to retaliate. But, MLKing reminds us, “hate does not banish hate.” A tribute, Lis, to those who’ve stomped on you? A thankfulness towards situations that have caused you pain? Abso-freaking-lutely. THIS is the…

You No Talk It!

“You no talk it!” This is what one of my client’s nieces says. Out of the mouths of babes or what!?   YOU NO TALK IT!   When she doesn’t want to hear what Mom or Dad or sitter have to say – “time for dinner; time to clean up; wash hands time; bedtime” –…