How it all started

This life is not the one I expected. I never meant to be a poet. I am a mother, wife, friend, sister, nurse .... and when part of my identity became the mother of a child with a life-limiting medical condition, poetry became a powerful outlet.  This website will morph with time, as the journey changes.

I hope my words help you understand

or help you feel

understood. 

What is a dragon mom?

A mother of a child with a life-limiting condition. Why pay attention to a dragon mom’s words? At their best, dragon parents are mindful, conscious, and aware - skills that allow them to live and love in the now. We are fiercely present. With my words, I will try to tap into that awareness, to share the sorrow and cultivate the joy.

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