Archive | October, 2011

Pebbles and Bam Bam have nothing on The Wondertwins!

October 31, 2011


  “I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll So much fun this Halloween.  To have come so far in two years is so […]

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Look into my eyes…An early Halloween Treat.

October 30, 2011


“I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart.” ~ Pope John XXIII It was a weekend filled with “normal” parent-with-children activities.  To be totally honest, I still find some of this “normalcy” tiring in a different way than when I was chasing watermelons down the street […]

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Giggling is contagious: fact.

October 29, 2011


“I will not play tug o’ war. I’d rather play hug o’ war. Where everyone hugs instead of tugs, Where everyone giggles and rolls on the rug, Where everyone kisses, and everyone grins, and everyone cuddles, and everyone wins.”- Shel Silverstein It just keeps getting better… We don’t get to hear this too often, but […]

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A Friday and Weekend dedication…for ‘newfavoriteday’s.

October 28, 2011


This week has been a busy one, talking about your taste in music, Monkey Moms, virtual tours of our new “home”, meeting a very inspirational Monster Fighter and so today is a day for few words, and to go back to where I started with this whole thing which starts and ends with love.  Today, […]

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“‘Mynewfavoriteweek’ ly Inspiration”: Inspired by Monsters, but not the kind you think.

October 27, 2011


“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ~ Lao Tzu As influenced by all of you who commented here and Facebook that you would be interested in seeing a weekly feature with interesting folks who I find inspiring and you might too. Don’t be thrown off by […]

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When our “new” house finally became our home.

October 26, 2011


“A house is made of walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams.” ~ Unknown If you have ever moved, then you know and understand all too well how it feels to try and settle in. If you have ever moved with kids, it’s even more challenging because you never really have […]

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Not A Tiger Mom, Not A Dragon Mom, What kind of Mom am I?

October 25, 2011


The strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. ~ Barbara Kingsolver Oh how true this is, whether you are a Tiger, a Dragon or some other kind of mom, like me.  Since I have finally managed to collect myself after last week’s article in the New York Times about the Dragon Mom (this is […]

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Happy Monday! A Playlist for’yournewfavoriteday,’ you created it!

October 24, 2011


“Those who danced were thought to be quite insane by those who could not hear the music.” ~Angela Monet It could be said that Q, E, KSP and me suffer, or in my mind benefit, from some of this insanity.  Q is constantly moving his head back and forth (note, this was also the behavior […]

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“I wish I knew how to quit you.”

October 21, 2011

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In honor of my Anniversary yesterday…I couldn’t help but laugh when I saw this…I think I am the lion of course:) Love is a powerful thing. Have a great weekend everyone and I hope today is ‘yournewfavoriteday.’ I think it’s the Lion saying it to the zebra, what do you think?

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Happy Anniversary Kismet!

October 20, 2011


We entered into a marriage and union that would be anchored in love and friendship. Today, I can honestly say, we have been put to the test. Those vows we took were not just words, they were feelings. Promises. An anchor tethering us to one another in what would become the stormiest seas of our […]

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