Top 6 Special Ideas for Special Families for the Holidays.


We do not choose to be born. We do not choose our parents. We do not choose our historical epoch, the country of our birth, or the immediate circumstances of our upbringing. We do not, most of us, choose to … Continue reading Top 6 Special Ideas for Special Families for the Holidays.

Yipee, Yahoo!


Ok, so nothing fancy today, just the link to my new blog on Yahoo! in the parenting section of Shine.  I am feeling a little like this cute little guy in seeing snow for the first time:) http://shine.yahoo.com/parenting/favorite-day-183200294.html So thrilled.  … Continue reading Yipee, Yahoo!

Does a hearty chuckle count for Wordless Wednesday?


“I always knew looking back on my tears would bring me laughter, but I never knew looking back on my laughter would make me cry.” ~ Cat Stevens Ok, so we all know by now, I am just wordy…embrace who … Continue reading Does a hearty chuckle count for Wordless Wednesday?

The opportunity not obligation of Life.


“We become happier, much happier, when we realize that life is an opportunity rather than an obligation.” ~ Mary Augustine In hustling about our daily lives, we all often feel some degree of stress. Whether it’s being busy with work, home, kids, family, medical, financial, well-being, etc, you just feel stressed. Lots of obligations. Such a compulsory word, obligations. Sooo, going into this weekend, I am making a conscious decision to flip these obligations on their head and look at them as opportunities. I am currently sitting in the parking lot at Ralphs where I now will have the opportunity … Continue reading The opportunity not obligation of Life.