Author: Libby Patterson

Parenting through a crisis

One of the most profound challenges for me as a parent has been to remain constant, compassionate, engaged and present for my children in the midst of my own emotional pain. Being a mom during times of personal chaos and crisis demands just about everything you’ve got. Mothering four children (or any number of little […]


Life is busy. That almost sounds like a cliche these days, but it is really true. School, work, sports, homework, housework… there are so many demands that leave us feeling as if we are just keeping our heads above water. The days pass full and fast. As my kids have grown, it has become important […]