Happy Birthday, Justin

Happy Birthday, Justin

33 years ago today, at Chatham Family Birth Center in Siler City, NC, I gave birth to my son, Justin Anthony Carter.  My finest production.  Back then, ultrasounds were only done when there were high risk concerns and, thankfully, I…

Tea for Two

Tea for Two

I’m mildly addicted to the turmeric spice tea and rose-infused Greek yogurt with medjool dates, walnuts, and fresh mint served at Samovar Tea Lounge in the Castro. Occasionally, I just have to get a fix. During a recent indulgence, I…

Speaking Up

On July 15, 2012, after completing KC Baker’s School for the Well Spoken Woman, I delivered this speech in front of a live audience. I’m talking about The Power of Mother.  If you’ve got 18 minutes, have a look and…

The simple things:  A memorial to Mom

The simple things: A memorial to Mom

Kerry Cannava Turner is a life coach, writer, and public speaker who lives a full and happy life with her husband in NYC.  On the 10th anniversary of her dear mother’s death, she shared this beautiful tribute on Facebook.  You…