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Planning for Special Needs Families

(Speaking at Bernstein Global Wealth Management Firm in Century City, CA : Planning for Special Needs Families) Last week, I had the honor to speak as a panelist on : Planning for Special Needs Families at Alliance Bernstein’s Los Angeles office. I joined Jim Huyck, Consultant and Advocate, Karen Park, Principal at Bernstein and Andrea Ross, […]

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Peaceful : Restful : Rejuvenating

(Sweet Dreams) Years ago, as I was entering into the deep dark depths of postpartum PURGATORY, I suddenly lost my ability to sleep. It’s like, as soon as Arizona started sleeping through the night, I stopped. I remember how it all began, distinctly. Brian (my husband), was starting to feel less wary about leaving me […]

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MomSpa : A Spiritual Oasis for Nurturing Your Soul

  (Leigh Simran Brown and Suzi Kesler Lula) Ever since I became a mother 8 years ago, I have relished in Mother’s Day. It is truly a day to celebrate ALL MOTHERS, and I never cease to feel extra special for being part of this amazing community. To celebrate myself this year, I signed up […]

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Visions of Parenthood

(3 days before my due date, June 2006) Last week I went to see my ob/gyn for a routine check up. As I sat in the waiting area, I noticed quite a few couples coming in and out. Some looked obviously pregnant; others didn’t. Usually, though, when a spouse or partner is joining for a […]

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