Archive | May, 2011

The Precious Gift of Time….

May 31, 2011

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Normally, as we all know, I start my posts off with a quote, but instead I will be closing with something you may have already seen in the form of an email forward at some point (no it’s not the Nigerian Prince who is asking for money, but perhaps one of these times it may […]

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The Process and Progress of “Letting Go”…

May 26, 2011

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“There are things that we never want to let go of, people we never want to leave behind. But keep in mind that letting go isn’t the end of the world, it’s the beginning of a new life.” –Unknown Such an interesting theory, “Letting Go”.  The imagery can be of balloons floating off into the […]

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Letting go…even just a piece will lighten your heart.

May 25, 2011

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On my mind today as influenced by my own thoughts and comments from others. I am drafting the post which will go up tomorrow, but for today, I wish you all a deep cleansing breath and the ability to exhale and let go of some bit of stuff that hangs heavy on your heart.  Let […]

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Important Notice if you know anyone with a #preemie born before 37 weeks, please pass along.

May 24, 2011

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Simply Thick Causes Life-Threatening Necrotizing Enterocolitis In Premature Infants http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/226169.php We use Simply Thick for E and received this same warning from the company.  If you know anyone with a preemie, please send this to them so they are aware. It’s important to empower the parents so they can be aware and educate themselves when […]

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What I learned from American Idol, once I stopped pitching it….

May 24, 2011

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“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.” ~ Mark Victor […]

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Weekly Video Journal of MNFD….

May 20, 2011

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“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” ~ Denis Waitley Thanks for spending another week with ‘mynewfavoriteday’ and I hope you have a wonderful weekend.

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Baby Steps become Milestones…

May 19, 2011

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“The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance – and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.”  ~ Oprah Winfrey  When I looked for the quote to summarize what I wanted to say through this post, I saw a lot […]

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Kindness in Chaos…it starts with me and you.

May 18, 2011

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“Love is saying ‘I feel differently’ instead of ‘You’re wrong.’” ~ Unknown If you are anything like me you tend to live your life in fast forward, always moving at the speed of light (or at least feeling like you are) and barely remembering what happened yesterday.  I often giggle when someone asks me about […]

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Ron Gutman’s Findings on the “Hidden Power of Smiling”

May 17, 2011

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Due to kindness and the subsequent dive into smiling as an act of kindness, as well as it being “Sage Advice and Quote Tuesday”, I found this interesting Ted Talk. More on the “Power” of your smile…even if it’s just at your children, spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, friend, stranger, cat or dog…SMILE!

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Your kindness can change someone’s whole day and your own.

May 16, 2011

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“During my second year of nursing school our professor gave us a quiz.  I breezed through the questions until I read the last one:  “What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?”  Surely this was a joke.  I had seen the cleaning woman several times, but how would I know her […]

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