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Finding Ourselves in the History of Expert Advice – What We Didn’t Used to Think About
CHRONOGRAM MAGAZINE – Flowers Fall: Field Notes from a Buddhist Mom’s Experimental Life
Taking another look at our obsession with parenting.
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An Interview with Andrew Solomon – the Heartbreaking Realization of Parental Love
CHRONOGRAM MAGAZINE – Flowers Fall: Field Notes from a Buddhist Mom’s Experimental Life
The first episode of my new life as an impersonal essayist.
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A Big Change
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Saying good-bye to a transitional object.
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Did you Want to Have a Kid? And Other Impossible Questions
CHRONOGRAM MAGAZINE – Flowers Fall: Field Notes from a Buddhist Mom’s Experimental Life
How to Live with the Truth.
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Non-Duality for President
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Can’t Zen and Feminism Just Get Along?
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The Way of the Bodhisattva: Really?
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Some Thoughts on Offering.
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The Human Way
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Finding my Seat as a Human Parent.
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Looking at Humans is Fun: An interview with Anthony Graesch
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Life at Home, according to science.
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Dealing with Feelings on the Last Day of School
CHRONOGRAM MAGAZINE – Flowers Fall: Field Notes from a Buddhist Mom’s Experimental Life
Bypass this!
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A Strange Kind of Hope at the Dawn of Father’s Day
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A hopeful message from the primates
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Right Effort
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Daido chides me from beyond.
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Is This My Chair?
CHRONOGRAM MAGAZINE – Flowers Fall: Field Notes from a Buddhist Mom’s Experimental Life
Looking for a place to land. And finding it.
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The Treasure So Precious, There’s No Word for It:
A Conversation with Amy Chua on the Intimate Practice of Tiger Parenting
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The Tiger Mother purrs.
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A Descent into the Dream World: Andre Dubus III on Fatherhood, Karma and Creativity
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Not Exactly Treasured, but Loved.
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She and I
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We’re the same thing, but I am not her, and she is not me.
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Minding Our Business
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Can talking about Buddhism really help anyone?
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Letting Go
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Getting in touch with some of the basics.
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Taking the Attachment Parenting Challenge: A Week in Italy, Part 2
CHRONOGRAM MAGAZINE – Flowers Fall: Field Notes from a Buddhist Mom’s Experimental Life
We went, we returned, let’s process.
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Taking the Attachment Parenting Challenge: A Week in Italy, Part 1
CHRONOGRAM MAGAZINE – Flowers Fall: Field Notes from a Buddhist Mom’s Experimental Life
1,2,3…let’s go!
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Are You Happy? Considering the Lobster Within
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A tribute to David Foster Wallace
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Mirror Mirror: A Generation of Godless Girls
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Sinking into the Body.
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It’s A Beautiful World: Kim John Payne on Simplicity Parenting
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Simplicity is even simpler than I thought.
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Something Good
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The Sound of Music Darma
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Ding, Ding! The Middle Way Wins Again
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Taking on Amy Chua and Zen Momma.
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It’s Winter Now
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Looking at the past with a fresh eye. Again!
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Those Who Came Before
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Reflecting on my Female Ancestors
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The Bad News
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Impermanence Revisited
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Will What’s Real About Childhood Please Stand Up?
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Getting my bearings in the conditioned world.
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Why Mindful Parenting Won’t Keep You Up All Night: A Conversation with Jon Kabat Zinn
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Mindfulness! What a concept.
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Why Have Kids?
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Happiness, Schnappiness!
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Spring: A Love Poem for Azalea
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From my month as an artist-in-residence at Byrdcliffe Artist Colony…
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The Truth: It’s Dizzying
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What Andre Agassi and kindergarten have in common.
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 A Woman’s Life
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Reflecting on life in this body.
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Touching the Depths: An Interview with Acharya, Judith Simmer Brown, on Motherhood and Practice, Part 2
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The Tibetan view of karma and reincarnation, among other things.
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Touching the Depths: An interview with Judith Simmer Brown, Part 1
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One Buddhist mom to another.
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My New Year’s Resolution: Putting My Kid First
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What I learned from shape-shifting at Adam’s.
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The December Dilemma
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Jew-Bu reflections on the holiday season.
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Oh My Goddess! A Dispatch From Planet Princess
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Is it so wrong to be disgruntled with Disney?
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Inexhaustible
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For my teacher.
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A Mean Animal Practices the Hard Way
CHRONOGRAM MAGAZINE – Flowers Fall: Field Notes from a Buddhist Mom’s Experimental Life
When help is so, totally  not on the way.
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A Dream
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The so-called reality of love and terror.
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Thirsty: Wading Through the Intoxicating Waters of Being Bad
CHRONOGRAM MAGAZINE – Flowers Fall: Field Notes from a Buddhist Mom’s Experimental Life
Why being bad has never looked so good.
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The Slow Parent Trap
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How slow can you go?
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Picking and Choosing: Mindful Eating for Kids and Families, Part 2
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What I learned from the experts.
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Picking and Choosing: Mindful Eating for Kids and Families, Part 1
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Talking to experts about feeding a picky eater.
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Ego, Interrupted
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Who’s more of a nobody? A bodhisattva or her mom?
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No, Get Mom
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Taking a look at the past and what it all means: nothing?
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Love is in the Air: Let’s Play Parenting Trivia
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It’s a quiz!
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Happy New Year
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New Year’s reflections on domestic bliss and impermanence.
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A Detatched Look at Attachment Parenting
CHRONOGRAM MAGAZINE – Flowers Fall: Field Notes from a Buddhist Mom’s Experimental Life
A look at the history of “attachment parenting” and how the Buddhist practice of non-attachment can help us become truly attached.
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Primordial Mirror
CHRONOGRAM MAGAZINE – Flowers Fall: Field Notes from a Buddhist Mom’s Experimental Life
“As someone who is not always crazy about what she sees in the mirror, it can be brutal to see myself parading around in the body of a two-year old.”
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The Incredible, Disappearing Drama
CHRONOGRAM MAGAZINE – Flowers Fall: Field Notes from a Buddhist Mom’s Experimental Life
“When I gave birth to Azalea, I was very soon struck by how much I could love a person – so truly, so sincerely, so totally – and yet still struggle to manifest that love.”
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