I Failed Creating This Book

I Failed Creating This Book

Our book Forward-Facing® Freedom is completed. For me it’s reaching a developmental milestone, checking my first book project off my bucket list. As I was wondering what to share, I thought “oh, I don’t want to make it about me.” But as I pondered further, I realized...
From Strangers to Safety

From Strangers to Safety

From Strangers to Safety Jenny’s experience in Forward-Facing Me I wrote this reflection in 2018, back when Eric Gentry was a relative stranger and I was just beginning my journey with self-regulation and intentionality. Since then I’ve had the...
National Daughter’s Day…

National Daughter’s Day…

National Daughter’s Day… What a privilege to be an instrument of generational change. With each milestone and opportunity they experience that I was deprived of, I’m grateful for the resilience that gives me freedom and joy to escort them through...
The Voice Box

The Voice Box

No-Talk Rule – This foundational dysfunctional family rule demands children never tell the truth to outsiders and never speak up to their abusers. Blurry shapes floated in and out as I lay on the operating table trying to wake up. The smell of antiseptic burned...
We are Dented Cans

We are Dented Cans

Dented cans are cast aside, although they are not broken. A dent is not the can’s fault, it did not decide to get dropped, or kicked, or mishandled. It just happened. The dent can’t be removed. The dent is on the outside of the can, it cannot be hidden or disguised....

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