In these entrenched times of tragedy and loss, we are fighting for our lives literally and in this mid-term election and, at times, it can feel like the world upon our shoulders. We default to anger, pessimism, and isolation, to name a few. I’m learning to unlearn all these habits, learning to surrender — surrender to love, hope and optimism. This is how we will win our liberation.

No matter what political moment it is, this shows up in parenting almost every single day. I’m constantly practicing how to surrender in the present moment….