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Motherhood

Diapers needed in Colorado and what is being done about it

Addressing a ‘hidden need’ made worse by the pandemic at the Capitol There are seven diaper banks in Colorado that belong to the National Diaper Bank Network. These nonprofits get diapers through bulk discount purchases and donations. Then they distribute the products to partner organizations like food banks who give them to people in need.  Some […]

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My Abuser Killed Himself: From Hopelessness to Healing

Trigger warning for Denver domestic abuse and suicide. Names have been changed to protect the privacy of certain individuals. Read the backstory from this Denver mom, Emotional Terrorism: Coping When Your Ex Has Narcissistic Personality Disorder.  My tormentor’s ashes sit in a box in my house. I agreed to hold onto them until his brother, Larry, who […]

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'Do I Have a Drinking Problem?' This Colorado Woman Wants to Talk About 'Gray Area Drinking'

Hi! I’m Jolene Park. Gray Area Drinking expert, TED speaker, functional nutritionist, coach, training facilitator, podcaster, 20-year entrepreneur, writer. I’m also a stigma-smasher, a bit of a rebel, introvert and lone wolf who doesn’t always follow the crowd in life and business. I’m an enneagram 3, INFP and double Capricorn. The picture above was taken […]

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Living the Dream: Building our Farm in Colorado

Leaving Denver’s suburbs for a more “make-it-yourself” lifestyle to build our own farm in Colorado is not a choice one makes on a whim. It is a choice that happens over countless dreaming sessions with your partner and rehashing the same conversations in order to understand what that means to both of you. We made […]

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