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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


“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 … Continue reading Can you name an Unsung Hero in your life? Or can you be one?

Where do you call home? Literally and metaphorically?


“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, … Continue reading Where do you call home? Literally and metaphorically?

Friday and Weekend Inspiration for me and you.


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 … Continue reading Friday and Weekend Inspiration for me and you.

Why can’t the moon be a ball? How you see things can change everything.


“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” ~ Anais Nin Yesterday, it must have been that so many of you saw the question I asked and photo I posted and said, “duh, Shannon, that’s … Continue reading Why can’t the moon be a ball? How you see things can change everything.

A Poem for Faith and her family on the night she got her Angel Wings.


There are no words but tonight I am so so so  sad to share that little miss 8 year old Faith that I have spoken about in my blog  and so many of you given happiness to through your Facebook … Continue reading A Poem for Faith and her family on the night she got her Angel Wings.