Living life, full of life ~ “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration.”


“Live life fully while you’re here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You’re going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the process. Take the … Continue reading Living life, full of life ~ “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration.”

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.

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”

Bottles vs. Blackberries. Remember to “engage” not with technology but your life.


“Life gives us brief moments with another…but sometimes in those brief moment we get memories that last a life time…” ~ Unknown As I am getting … Continue reading Bottles vs. Blackberries. Remember to “engage” not with technology but your life.

Hear your inner voice, use your outer voice and know it matters.


“Your inside voice, called instincts, is trying to tell you something…use your outside voice to speak up.  Just start talking and the words will come…don’t be … Continue reading Hear your inner voice, use your outer voice and know it matters.

Count your blessings…sometimes we forget how many we have. Today is a good day to remember.


“Better to lose count while naming your blessings than to lose your blessings to counting your troubles.”  ~Maltbie D. Babcock Today is a gentle reminder for … Continue reading Count your blessings…sometimes we forget how many we have. Today is a good day to remember.

In honor of courage….everyday is a new day. Take a step.


And sometimes all it takes is a quiet ask for help to show great courage. What will be your first step? Continue reading In honor of courage….everyday is a new day. Take a step.

From a Little One’s Perspective…Even When They Can’t Talk…They Love You.


“I love you more than I have ever found a way to say to you” ~ Ben Folds Since it’s nighttime and I just put my precious E & Q down to sleep, I want to say thank you to everyone who visited us today and for those who did and felt moved by “Welcome to Holland,” here is what I think E would have said to me before she went to sleep.  Thank you for this HUGE boost today for me and my family but also for everyone else that has been to Holland through their children, parents or … Continue reading From a Little One’s Perspective…Even When They Can’t Talk…They Love You.