Published Work

Hope for a Sea Change

A search for healing

Mom Egg Review

The Question of Hope

Mom Egg Review

Behemoth in Weeds

The Yellow Tree


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Everyday Epic


Hanging by a Thread

at photo credit: Emily Berl / National Geographic

A Cup of Comfort:

Stories for Parents of Children with Special Needs


Support for Special Needs website

Listening to Angels

Hands & Voices: Spirituality and Health Magazine


Slow Trains Literary Journal


When Bears Fall From Trees photo credit: Andy Duncan/CU Independent/Associated Press

My Baby Rides the Short Bus:

The Unabashedly Human Experience of Raising Kids with Disabilities

PunditMom’s Mothers of Intention:

How Women & Social Media Are Revolutionizing Politics in America

Kicking in the Wall

A year of writing exercises

Wit and Wisdom from the Parents of Special Needs Kids:

Mostly True Stories of Life on the Spectrum

A Blackbird Sings

a collection of short poems

This is the place where poetry, politics, caregiving, disability and the ocean intersect with the body. That body is mine and yours.

A podcast about The Grit and Grace of Caregiving, hosted by me and Jason Lehmbeck.