A nice reminder….but with a ‘MyNewFavoriteDay’ twist…


  I hope everyone had a great fourth of July holiday.  We had a great weekend, with lots of fun activities that have inspired many thoughts that will come forth in future posts, but today, since it still feels like … Continue reading A nice reminder….but with a ‘MyNewFavoriteDay’ twist…

The gift of the first time…there is still time.


“We must become the change we want to see.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi Ok, so perhaps that title is a little risqué, but for those of you who may think ‘mynewfavoriteday’ has gone into the gutter, it hasn’t, ok maybe sometimes, … Continue reading The gift of the first time…there is still time.

The Magic of the World through a Child’s Eyes…


  Ok, so I know this seems a bit random but bear with me on this.  I have been running around like a crazy person doing a million things (like always, I know, I know), but there have been many firsts happening in our household for all members on the family and so today, while in the midst of the madness I don’t have the time to type my usual posts (I will do that tonight) I wanted to share the reminder of what that wonderment is like…what it feels like and then see how and where you can apply … Continue reading The Magic of the World through a Child’s Eyes…

Thoughts about love for Father’s Day….


“There are three stages of a man’s life:  He believes in Santa Claus, he doesn’t believe in Santa Claus, he is Santa Claus.”  ~Author Unknown “Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.”  ~Bill Cosby “You will find … Continue reading Thoughts about love for Father’s Day….

Remembering Everyday is a New Day…That’s The Easy Part, Keeping Perspective is Challenging.


  The irony of this picture is that I don’t totally subscribe to it because as I have said before I am a spiritual person; however, I do believe that we have choices and make them everyday and those are in your hands.  I had to remember that today as once again I had to confront all of my inner discomfort as Q’s Urologist called to discuss his test results from that horrible VCUG in May (clearly more traumatic for me that him as I still remember it clear as day as the “how could you betray me and tell … Continue reading Remembering Everyday is a New Day…That’s The Easy Part, Keeping Perspective is Challenging.

“I GOT IT!” ~ A reminder about friendship and remembering to love yourself


“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” ~ Albert Schweitzer … Continue reading “I GOT IT!” ~ A reminder about friendship and remembering to love yourself

Thank you for another week with MNFD….


I just want to say thanks again for making helping to make this my new favorite week.  Your journey with me through “mynewfavoriteday’ means so much to me.  As I like to do on Fridays, I created a video recapping our week together… You may or may not hear from me in the next week because I am going to take the week off to give myself a little TLC.  I will be back in full force the week of the 13th, but until then I wish you all a series of joyful moments, lots of smiles, opportunities to make … Continue reading Thank you for another week with MNFD….

Breaking Routine and Gaining Inspiration….


  “Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent van Gogh Like so many of you, as much as I tend to be the “Hub” of our family unit, coordinating, … Continue reading Breaking Routine and Gaining Inspiration….

The Precious Gift of Time….


Normally, as we all know, I start my posts off with a quote, but instead I will be closing with something you may have already seen in the form of an email forward at some point (no it’s not the Nigerian Prince who is asking for money, but perhaps one of these times it may be applicable), but it’s an interesting sentiment when you really start to think about the preciousness of time.  I just came back from a weekend away in Napa with the Wondertwins and some very dear friends. KSP ended up having to go away on business … Continue reading The Precious Gift of Time….

The Process and Progress of “Letting Go”…


“There are things that we never want to let go of, people we never want to leave behind. But keep in mind that letting go isn’t the end of the world, it’s the beginning of a new life.” –Unknown Such … Continue reading The Process and Progress of “Letting Go”…