“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….
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 key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance – and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.” ~ Oprah Winfrey When I looked for the … Continue reading Baby Steps become Milestones…
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”
“Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal”. ~ Albert Camus To me the word “normal” is hilarious. Who gets to define “normal”? And what gives the person who defined “normal” the right to be the … Continue reading Chasing watermelons is easy, being “normal” is hard…
“When one door closes, another door opens. Until then, it’s hell in the hallway.” ~ submitted by Nissa Seriously, can’t we all identify with this and if you create a visual in your head, it’s really quite hilarious…. Cheers to … Continue reading Fan Favorite Quote from “Sage Advice” Tuesday…..
“To accept good advice is but to increase one’s own ability” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe In honor of all of you who have given me such sage advice, today is the first “Sage Advice” Tuesday on Mynewfavoriteday Please take the … Continue reading Sage Advice Tuesday, What’s your Advice?
“Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.” ~Unkwown Today, I needed to be like this oak tree. … Continue reading Being and staying strong while feeling powerless…hard but possible.
Capturing “A Mother’s Love” in words is not truly possible but in just a few short sentences in someone else’s words, this is a snapshot of what I wish for my own children as they grow in this world~ “This … Continue reading Thoughts about a Mother’s Love…Happy Mother’s Day.