Can we and should we protect our little girls’ self-esteem?


“Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.” ~ Unknown I like this quote because it is both a humorous visual as well as a bit sobering. I think about self-esteem often as it relates to myself … Continue reading Can we and should we protect our little girls’ self-esteem?

Whoo Hoo, ‘mnfd’ has been nominated on Parents.com! Please, please vote!


“Our truest life is when we are in dream s awake”~ Henry David Thoreau I can barely contain my excitement as my dear friend Lisa nominated “Mynewfavoriteday” for best “All-around Mom Blog” on Parents.com.  As many of you know, my … Continue reading Whoo Hoo, ‘mnfd’ has been nominated on Parents.com! Please, please vote!

The true beauty of true friendship


“Even though we’ve changed and we’re all finding our own place in the world, we all know that when the tears fall or the smile spreads across our face, we’ll come to each other because no matter where this crazy world takes us, nothing will ever change so much to the point where we’re not all still friends.” ~ Unknown Hello, hello, hello.  So happy to be back with everyone.  As you may have inferred from my somewhat chaotic ramblings the week before last, the swirling amount of to-dos came to their proverbial head last week as we tried to … Continue reading The true beauty of true friendship

Important Notice if you know anyone with a #preemie born before 37 weeks, please pass along.


Simply Thick Causes Life-Threatening Necrotizing Enterocolitis In Premature Infants http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/226169.php We use Simply Thick for E and received this same warning from the company.  If you know anyone with a preemie, please send this to them so they are aware. It’s important to empower the parents so they can be aware and educate themselves when consulting with the doctors and nurses. NEC signs and symptoms include bloody stools, greenish vomit and bloated stomach. Continue reading Important Notice if you know anyone with a #preemie born before 37 weeks, please pass along.

Ron Gutman’s Findings on the “Hidden Power of Smiling”


Due to kindness and the subsequent dive into smiling as an act of kindness, as well as it being “Sage Advice and Quote Tuesday”, I found this interesting Ted Talk. More on the “Power” of your smile…even if it’s just … Continue reading Ron Gutman’s Findings on the “Hidden Power of Smiling”

The journey to get to ‘mynewfavoriteday’ as a Google video…


“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style” — Maya Angelou I guess this is my attempt at putting some “style” into ‘mynewfavoriteday’ outside of references to fashion and shoes!  I have posted this on my Facebook profile, but I also wanted to post it here so it can live in the heart of where it belongs, in the blog: It’s only :35 seconds but it captures our journey in a unique way that led me to the creation of mynewfavoriteday and I … Continue reading The journey to get to ‘mynewfavoriteday’ as a Google video…