GROK's the Word

GROK Team Updates

GROK Team Updates

Claire's UpdateMary's Update Recently, significant changes unfolded as three-year-old Charlie, his dad Fin, and I, both single parents, moved to Sacramento. As two single parents, Charlie’s dad Fin and I...

PAUSING in Paradise

PAUSING in Paradise

My sweetie and I just got back from a gorgeous Hawaiian vacation. Toddler in tow, our goal was to keep everything workable and simple on this trip. Eat, sleep, beach,...

Aspire to Inspire Before you Expire

Aspire to Inspire Before you Expire

This morning as I was drinking my tea, my son reached for the tea bag dangling out of my mug. It was then I noticed the following words on the...

Meeting Mary

Meeting Mary

Well hello! I’m writing to introduce myself as the newest member of GROKtheWORLD. I’m looking forward to the possibility of getting to know you over the next few months and...

Winds of Change

Winds of Change

I’ve long been fascinated by transitions—how they impact us with their gifts and challenges—and how we navigate them as part of our resilience and growth. Can you relate to these...

Not a Destination

Not a Destination

In 1998, I was desperate. Working two demanding jobs, two challenging teens, one bed ridden husband, and my life spinning out of control.   Me? After two years of visits...