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Counting Blessings One Moment at a Time.

November 21, 2011

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“Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.” ~Elizabeth Kubler~Ross Tonight, when I got home from a few meetings, I decided to walk to the store to pick up […]

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We all belong to someone, who do you belong to?

November 16, 2011

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“One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can’t utter.” ~ James Earl Jones It has been a wonderful, scary and emotional break through week here on ‘myenwfavoriteday. (and it’s only Wednesday night!)’ On Monday, as I watched the Jerry Sandusky interview with Bob Costas, words flowed onto […]

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One of “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspirations” is “Dumpster Diving,” Find out why.

November 12, 2011

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“You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.” ~ Swedish Proverb Determination, this is the word that strikes me when I think about the incredible person I am about to share with you.  As […]

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

October 27, 2011

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

October 25, 2011

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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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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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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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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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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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