Tag Archives: Children

Hope Does Indeed Float.

November 8, 2011


“Hope is the most exciting thing in life and if you honestly believe that love is out there, it will come. And even if it doesn’t come straight away there is still that chance all through your life that it will.” ~ Josh Hartnett So I might modify this quote a bit, in that I […]

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Does a hearty chuckle count for Wordless Wednesday?

November 1, 2011

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“I always knew looking back on my tears would bring me laughter, but I never knew looking back on my laughter would make me cry.” ~ Cat Stevens Ok, so we all know by now, I am just wordy…embrace who you are and go with it, but today I will be less wordy.  I hope […]

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Giggling is contagious: fact.

October 29, 2011


“I will not play tug o’ war. I’d rather play hug o’ war. Where everyone hugs instead of tugs, Where everyone giggles and rolls on the rug, Where everyone kisses, and everyone grins, and everyone cuddles, and everyone wins.”- Shel Silverstein It just keeps getting better… We don’t get to hear this too often, but […]

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Happy Anniversary Kismet!

October 20, 2011


We entered into a marriage and union that would be anchored in love and friendship. Today, I can honestly say, we have been put to the test. Those vows we took were not just words, they were feelings. Promises. An anchor tethering us to one another in what would become the stormiest seas of our […]

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The snow has stopped and sun shines again.

October 19, 2011


“What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe As you may be able to tell from some of my recent posts, I feel like perhaps I am healing, little bits at a time.  Like any major or traumatic life experience, time is by far the […]

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A special day…the wondertwins turn 2.

October 18, 2011


Intense love does not measure, it just gives.  ~ Mother Teresa There are so many ways in which I could take this post today as I feel like a cog in a wheel of emotions.  Every spoke leads down a different path. One of remembering exactly moment by moment of what happened on this day […]

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Do you still have or remember your Grandparents? What do they mean to you?

October 5, 2011


“What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies.”– Rudolph Giuliani Today is a special day, as October 5th was the anniversary of my beloved Grandma Grace and Grandpa Virgil. If my math is right, and my […]

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Can you name an Unsung Hero in your life? Or can you be one?

September 28, 2011

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“Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.” ~ Albert Camus Inspired by the incredible people who helped to put on the March of Dimes event that we participated in on Monday night, it calls to light the concept of unsung heros.  There are so many around us everyday. People who […]

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Help Wanted…Inspiring Halloween.

September 21, 2011


Backward, turn backward, O Time, in your flight make me a child again just for to-night! ~Elizabeth Akers Allen So, outside of the emotional issues we have been having as of late, there are real pressing issues in our family, like what will the Wondertwins be for Halloween.  Since Halloween has never been terribly important […]

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Friday and Weekend Inspiration for me and you.

September 16, 2011

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A thought to take us all into the weekend. Although we all aspire to make each day ‘ournewfavoriteday,’ some days are a little more challenging than others. The most beautiful part of these challenges comes from the love and support you receive from family friends and in my case now, with this blog, wonderful souls […]

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