Not A Tiger Mom, Not A Dragon Mom, What kind of Mom am I?


The strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. ~ Barbara Kingsolver Oh how true this is, whether you are a Tiger, a Dragon or some other kind of mom, like me.  Since I have finally managed to collect myself … Continue reading Not A Tiger Mom, Not A Dragon Mom, What kind of Mom am I?

It’s good to remember… it reminds us to celebrate the moment you know you can let go.


“Love knows no limit to its endurance, no end to its trust, no fading of its hope; it can outlast anything. Love still stands when all else has fallen.” – Unknown In the spirit of my Moment of Rest Post … Continue reading It’s good to remember… it reminds us to celebrate the moment you know you can let go.

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!

Thoughts on 3 easy steps to making each day ‘ournewfavoriteday.’


“People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. ~ But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.” ~ Thomas S. Szasz As I continue to look for the positive and … Continue reading Thoughts on 3 easy steps to making each day ‘ournewfavoriteday.’

A “NICU 101 Guide for Parents and Families.” Please share if it can be valuable.


“If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.” ~ John Heywood The last 2 weeks have … Continue reading A “NICU 101 Guide for Parents and Families.” Please share if it can be valuable.