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The journey for my powers.

September 5, 2017

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Image credit: PositivePsychologyPowers.com “Do not pray for task equal to your powers, pray for powers equal to your tasks.” ~ “Phillips Brooks I am sitting outside on our back steps. They are hard, but warm from the afternoon sun.  It’s not comfortable, but it’s not uncomfortable enough to send me inside away from the overcast […]

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The sounds of letting go.

March 6, 2012

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“Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” ~ Albert Einstein “Maaammma” Q says as his feet pad across the hardwood floor looking for me. E gives a high pitched squeal delighted by whatever is in front of her. I can imagine the electric smile charged with sunshine as it flashes across her face.  […]

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A Reminder of Why to be Grateful.

January 12, 2012

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There are so many things to be grateful for…and as I sit here with KSP and E sleeping soundly next to me, and Q in my lap, the reminder is even stronger. NO matter what chaos may be swirling around, take a moment today to be grateful for one or more of these things and […]

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Top 6 Special Ideas for Special Families for the Holidays.

December 12, 2011

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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 die; nor do we choose the time and conditions of our death. But within this […]

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Yipee, Yahoo!

November 20, 2011

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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.  I will be posting there 2-3 times a week separately from this blog, so would […]

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Does a hearty chuckle count for Wordless Wednesday?

November 1, 2011

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“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 you are and go with it, but today I will be less wordy.  I hope […]

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Thanks to all of you….

September 2, 2011

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I just wanted to take a moment to thank all of you who have been so wonderful to read the blog, leave your comments, like the posts, vote,  share your thoughts with me and others, and for taking the time to help build momentum through ‘Liking’ us on Facebook and following us on Twitter. It […]

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The opportunity not obligation of Life.

August 26, 2011

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“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 […]

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A lovely reminder for a Wednesday.

August 24, 2011

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A lovely poem about childhood friends

August 18, 2011

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As I am about to see my closest friends from childhood, I could not be more excited. Although it won’t be all of 8 of us, we are  all together in spirit (M, A, K, J, T, N, S & K!)  For all of you that are lucky enough to carry friends from your past […]

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