Archive | October, 2011

The snow has stopped and sun shines again.

October 19, 2011

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“What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe As you may be able to tell from some of my recent posts, I feel like perhaps I am healing, little bits at a time.  Like any major or traumatic life experience, time is by far the […]

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A special day…the wondertwins turn 2.

October 18, 2011

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Intense love does not measure, it just gives.  ~ Mother Teresa There are so many ways in which I could take this post today as I feel like a cog in a wheel of emotions.  Every spoke leads down a different path. One of remembering exactly moment by moment of what happened on this day […]

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It’s good to remember… it reminds us to celebrate the moment you know you can let go.

October 13, 2011

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“Love knows no limit to its endurance, no end to its trust, no fading of its hope; it can outlast anything. Love still stands when all else has fallen.” – Unknown In the spirit of my Moment of Rest Post from yesterday, I did rest a little yesterday. My resting didn’t involve just me. It […]

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Take your moment of rest, you deserve it!

October 12, 2011

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“It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion, the value of rest.” ~ Dorothy  Canfield Fisher While I am not quite having a “Calgon take me away moment” ( I […]

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Celebrate being “Youer than you.”

October 11, 2011

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Just a little thought for the day.  A little tired lately from juggling life as all of us run at 800 mph trying to do whatever it is we feel we want, need, should do.  So today, just a happy little thought that hopefully help make it ‘yournewfavoriteday.’  Have a great day and take this […]

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Can we and should we protect our little girls’ self-esteem?

October 10, 2011

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Can we and should we protect our little girls’ self-esteem?.

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Can we and should we protect our little girls’ self-esteem?

October 10, 2011

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“Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.” ~ Unknown I like this quote because it is both a humorous visual as well as a bit sobering. I think about self-esteem often as it relates to myself and my ability to notice even the slightest bit of girth as it sneaks onto […]

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A ‘MNFD’ Tribute to Steve Jobs.

October 6, 2011

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Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” — Words of wisdom from the late Steve Jobs. What a wonderful thing to teach children. (from Parents Magazine FB Page) It is a sad day today as the news […]

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Whoo Hoo, ‘mnfd’ has been nominated on Parents.com! Please, please vote!

October 5, 2011

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“Our truest life is when we are in dream s awake”~ Henry David Thoreau I can barely contain my excitement as my dear friend Lisa nominated “Mynewfavoriteday” for best “All-around Mom Blog” on Parents.com.  As many of you know, my dream is to take ‘mnfd’ beyond these pages into new pages, public speaking and advocacy […]

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Do you still have or remember your Grandparents? What do they mean to you?

October 5, 2011

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“What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies.”– Rudolph Giuliani Today is a special day, as October 5th was the anniversary of my beloved Grandma Grace and Grandpa Virgil. If my math is right, and my […]

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