Archive | September, 2011

A “NICU 101 Guide for Parents and Families.” Please share if it can be valuable.

September 29, 2011

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“If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.” ~ John Heywood The last 2 weeks have been remarkable in so many ways.  I suppose if I could summarize it all in […]

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Can you name an Unsung Hero in your life? Or can you be one?

September 28, 2011

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“Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.” ~ Albert Camus Inspired by the incredible people who helped to put on the March of Dimes event that we participated in on Monday night, it calls to light the concept of unsung heros.  There are so many around us everyday. People who […]

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How do you know if you are on track with what you think is your purpose?

September 27, 2011

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“The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.” ~ Mitch Albom Last night KSP and I had the incredible honor of being the Ambassador Family at an amazing March […]

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So fun, thank you, thank you, thank you! And the winner is…

September 26, 2011

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“I’ve learned that every day you should reach out and touch someone. People love a warm hug, or just a friendly pat on the back.” ~ Maya Angelou Let me start this off to say, thank you, for  I know how lucky I am.  This started off as a silly little Halloween contest to help […]

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E makes Magic Friday, Pure Magic. Go on put what you want out there, it can’t hurt.

September 23, 2011

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In true form of putting something into the universe, Magic Friday on ‘mynewfavoriteday’ indeed became magical when Miss E decided she would be perfectly happy to have mommy hold her hands (huge) while she stood about a foot away from me supporting her own body weight. Just standing, standing and more standing. And, if that […]

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Childhood nostalgia….what can bring you magic for your Friday and weekend?

September 23, 2011

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Only those who look with the eyes of children can lose themselves in the object of their wonder ~ Eberhard Arnold With all this talk of Halloween costumes, I am feeling nostalgic and a bit childlike.  I decided to dig up a Halloween photo of myself as a child.  Since Halloween wasn’t our thing as a […]

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What to be for Halloween? You spoke….It’s a vote!

September 22, 2011

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“A child’s spirit is like a child, you can never catch it by running after it; you must stand still, and, for love, it will soon itself come back.” ~ Arthur Miller Ok, so I have to start by saying how much fun I had yesterday getting everyone’s suggestions about what we and the minis […]

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Help Wanted…Inspiring Halloween.

September 21, 2011

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Backward, turn backward, O Time, in your flight make me a child again just for to-night! ~Elizabeth Akers Allen So, outside of the emotional issues we have been having as of late, there are real pressing issues in our family, like what will the Wondertwins be for Halloween.  Since Halloween has never been terribly important […]

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Where do you call home? Literally and metaphorically?

September 20, 2011

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“Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.” ~ Oliver Wendall Holmes Before I go into the story of this post, I want to say thank you again to all of you.  Today, is a new day and   after a few days of needing to collect myself, I […]

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Friday and Weekend Inspiration for me and you.

September 16, 2011

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A thought to take us all into the weekend. Although we all aspire to make each day ‘ournewfavoriteday,’ some days are a little more challenging than others. The most beautiful part of these challenges comes from the love and support you receive from family friends and in my case now, with this blog, wonderful souls […]

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