Tag Archives: Family

The soul surpasses what the mind thinks is possible.

October 1, 2013

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“The mind determines what’s possible, the soul surpasses it.” ~ Pilar Coolinta Today is a big day. Today one year ago my soul was put to work beyond any measure I could have imagined. Until then, my mind had been doing most of the deciding what’s possible. What E, could handle, what could happen, how […]

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Do overs, hope and a new path.

July 22, 2013

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“Where hope grows, miracles blossom.”~ Elna Rae – As I sit here now nearly 39 weeks pregnant, yes, nearly 39 weeks…I am finally breathing again.  Figuratively and sometimes literally, I held my breath for 38 weeks.  And then last Wednesday, I hit 38 weeks. Until that day, each day leading up to this point has been a […]

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A spectrum of vulnerability.

May 31, 2013

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“It is not our toughness that keeps us warm at night, but our tenderness which makes others want to keep us warm.” ~ Harold Lyon I have never really been good at asking directly for help.  In many ways it always felt like I was somehow in turn admitting I was weak.  Even now, I […]

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Love sees what is most true.

April 25, 2013

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“Love is not blind. Love sees what is most true.” ~ Vanna Bonta As I sit here 26 weeks pregnant today and approach each day with caution,  I can feel my love for our new baby girl grow exponentially.  I wait anxiously for the smallest movements, rolls, kicks and pokes. I count each day and each week backwards from […]

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One More Mini to Love….it’s a new “newfavoriteday.”

March 6, 2013

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“A new baby is the beginning of all things-wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.” ~ Eda J. Le Shan Yes, you are reading this right.  The Pruitt clan is expanding.  It’s been quiet around this blog, mostly as this quote isn’t entirely representative of where my mental state started when I found out I was […]

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Love…Infinity X Infinity.

February 11, 2013

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“A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.” — Agatha Christie If you are a “Revenge” fan like me, then you will have been excited about the return of a […]

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Red Light, Green Light and the joys of Yellow Light.

February 5, 2013

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“Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going to fast – you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.” ~ Eddie Cantor “Red Light, STOP!” “Green Light, run run run!” Fits of giggles and laughter from little Q filled the air.  It was a simple day. […]

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A look back and forward at ‘Mynewfavoriteyear’ through Music (second annual)

January 10, 2013

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“The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.” ~ Oliver Wendall Holmes Happy New Year!  As you may have noticed, I took a bit of a break.  With the holidays, it seemed like a good time to take some down time and pay […]

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You had me at “Revenge,” ‘Mynewfavorite’ gifts for the holidays!

December 4, 2012

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“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” – Calvin Coolidge It’s been a heck of a few months as you all know. One up and down after another, a rollercoaster of […]

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Thankful: every moment can be something.

November 21, 2012

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“Do not wait for life. Do not long for it. Be aware, always and at every moment, that the miracle is in the here and now.” Marcel Proust Click, click. The snaps of Q’s harness clicked into place as my fingers fumbled on his high chair this morning. My eyes brimmed with tears. Beyond the […]

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