Archive | June, 2011

Trying to get out of feeling a little grumpy….

June 30, 2011

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and so is this guy:) Happy Thursday and have a wonderful 4th of July weekend!  Make each day ‘yournewfavoriteday’ even when it’s hard to get out of a little  funk or you are feeling a little overwhelmed, like I am feeling today..I am using this guy to help remind me today is ‘mynewfavoriteday’ simply because […]

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The gift of the first time…there is still time.

June 29, 2011

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“We must become the change we want to see.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi Ok, so perhaps that title is a little risqué, but for those of you who may think ‘mynewfavoriteday’ has gone into the gutter, it hasn’t, ok maybe sometimes, but not today. I often see this quote in people’s email signatures and think what […]

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The Magic of the World through a Child’s Eyes…

June 28, 2011

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  Ok, so I know this seems a bit random but bear with me on this.  I have been running around like a crazy person doing a million things (like always, I know, I know), but there have been many firsts happening in our household for all members on the family and so today, while […]

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“When walls go up, walls come down”. It takes a Village.

June 21, 2011

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“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” ~Anne Frank As I mentioned yesterday, I am taking this week to focus on the idea that “It takes a Village”.  As this started as an African proverb, it has now been further repopulated but notable community and global […]

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Theme of the week, “It takes a village to raise a child”

June 20, 2011

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I hope everyone had a lovely Father’s Day. I spent my weekend being reminded just how true it is that “it takes a village to raise a child” and so this week in different ways my blog is dedicated to that notion. On Saturday, I took part in the Hollywood for Habitat, Habitat for Humanity […]

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Thoughts about love for Father’s Day….

June 17, 2011

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“There are three stages of a man’s life:  He believes in Santa Claus, he doesn’t believe in Santa Claus, he is Santa Claus.”  ~Author Unknown “Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.”  ~Bill Cosby “You will find that if you really try to be a father, your child will meet you halfway.” […]

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Remembering Everyday is a New Day…That’s The Easy Part, Keeping Perspective is Challenging.

June 16, 2011

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  The irony of this picture is that I don’t totally subscribe to it because as I have said before I am a spiritual person; however, I do believe that we have choices and make them everyday and those are in your hands.  I had to remember that today as once again I had to […]

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“I GOT IT!” ~ A reminder about friendship and remembering to love yourself

June 15, 2011

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“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” ~ Albert Schweitzer As I said in my last post, I took a week off for a little […]

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Thank you for another week with MNFD….

June 3, 2011

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I just want to say thanks again for making helping to make this my new favorite week.  Your journey with me through “mynewfavoriteday’ means so much to me.  As I like to do on Fridays, I created a video recapping our week together… You may or may not hear from me in the next week […]

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Breaking Routine and Gaining Inspiration….

June 2, 2011

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  “Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent van Gogh Like so many of you, as much as I tend to be the “Hub” of our family unit, coordinating, scheduling, planning, anticipating, worrying, rushing, and managing chaos, I also sometimes allow these activities to […]

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