Weekly Photo Challenge: Ready, Set, Live.


“We are always getting ready to live, but never living” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Within this smile, is a spirit that is in fact living and ready for anything that comes its way. Little E inspires me everyday to look … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Ready, Set, Live.

Can you be burned out and still be inspired?


This is what I am asking myself right now?  Recently, I have been pushing hard, burning the candle at both ends and in the middle and I am tired.  Or maybe it’s burned out.  As I headed  around the blogosphere the past few days to visit other bloggers who I enjoy reading, many of their posts echo of feeling tired, overwhelmed, burnt out. I guess there is comfort in knowing I am not alone and that became oh so much more clear to me this morning. As you probably know, for you have seen the buttons that linger at the … Continue reading Can you be burned out and still be inspired?

Out on a Limb, An Intersection in Life.


“1) She doesn’t get eaten by the eel at this time. 2) WHAT!? 1) I’m explaining to you because you look nervous. 1)I’m not nervous. Well, maybe I was a bit…concerned but that’s not the same thing.” ~The Princess Bride … Continue reading Out on a Limb, An Intersection in Life.

A request at the intersection of hope and uncertainty.


“Each instant is place we’ve never been.” ~ Mark Strand As the wind rages outside, it mirrors how I have felt all day or really if I am honest, the past few days.  A tornado of leaves swirling around in … Continue reading A request at the intersection of hope and uncertainty.

“Never say NEVER because you just never know.”


  “Never say never.” ~ Charles Dickens I love this line, because it is oh so true.  Whenever I hear someone adamantly tell someone else how they would NEVER do something, I chuckle to myself.  You really can’t ever say … Continue reading “Never say NEVER because you just never know.”

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!

Coffee is on…Welcome to ‘mynewfavoriteday’


“A smile is the universal welcome.” ~ Max Eastman Waves and smiles to all of you that may be joining us from my new Yahoo! blog! Yay!  So happy you are here and thanks for popping by. Feel free to put your feet up, grab a cup of coffee or glass of wine depending on what time of day you arrive, and browse some of our heartfelt posts. If you are looking for some guidance, you can click on “If you are just joining us, some of my favorite posts” and take a look a look around. For my current … Continue reading Coffee is on…Welcome to ‘mynewfavoriteday’

Look into my eyes…An early Halloween Treat.


“I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart.” ~ Pope John XXIII It was a weekend filled with “normal” parent-with-children activities.  To be totally honest, I still find some of this … Continue reading Look into my eyes…An early Halloween Treat.

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!

E makes Magic Friday, Pure Magic. Go on put what you want out there, it can’t hurt.


In true form of putting something into the universe, Magic Friday on ‘mynewfavoriteday’ indeed became magical when Miss E decided she would be perfectly happy to have mommy hold her hands (huge) while she stood about a foot away from me supporting her own body weight. Just standing, standing and more standing. And, if that isn’t enough, the fact that there was some rhythm to the “conversation” E and I just had, is just pure magic. 3 weeks of speech therapy and progress…my cup runneth over. Continue reading E makes Magic Friday, Pure Magic. Go on put what you want out there, it can’t hurt.