A hug from ‘mynewfavoriteday’ to take you into a great weekend.


Thank you for another great week with “mynewfavoriteday’  Have a great weekend! I personally am going to try to keep my walking child from spilling hot coffee on himself, rolling down a hill and hitting his head, slipping and falling … Continue reading A hug from ‘mynewfavoriteday’ to take you into a great weekend.

A little mischief can be fun, unless it winds up in your mouth….


“While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.” Angela Schwindt   These days I seem to be learning a lot about Q and me through his urine. Oh yes, … Continue reading A little mischief can be fun, unless it winds up in your mouth….

Dealing with Stress…The Quiet Time between 2 Breaths.


“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.”  ~Etty Hillesum So as you may all have guessed by now I am stressed out!  This should not come as a terrible … Continue reading Dealing with Stress…The Quiet Time between 2 Breaths.

Not being the same as everyone else makes us special…that’s the point.


As I read the following quote, I felt the feeling you get as tears start to well up in your eyes and you know soon the computer screen will become a bit more fuzzy.  Perhaps it is because of the many plates I am currently trying to keep spinning without breaking them all at once, or perhaps it’s just the familiar worry that acts a haunting lullaby in the back of mind when I watch E move constantly, or perhaps it’s just what it is a moment in time where I feel a bit scared about the future for our … Continue reading Not being the same as everyone else makes us special…that’s the point.

Trying to get out of feeling a little grumpy….


and so is this guy:) Happy Thursday and have a wonderful 4th of July weekend!  Make each day ‘yournewfavoriteday’ even when it’s hard to get out of a little  funk or you are feeling a little overwhelmed, like I am feeling today..I am using this guy to help remind me today is ‘mynewfavoriteday’ simply because I can still smile at this guy…:)   Continue reading Trying to get out of feeling a little grumpy….

The Magic of the World through a Child’s Eyes…


  Ok, so I know this seems a bit random but bear with me on this.  I have been running around like a crazy person doing a million things (like always, I know, I know), but there have been many firsts happening in our household for all members on the family and so today, while in the midst of the madness I don’t have the time to type my usual posts (I will do that tonight) I wanted to share the reminder of what that wonderment is like…what it feels like and then see how and where you can apply … Continue reading The Magic of the World through a Child’s Eyes…

“When walls go up, walls come down”. It takes a Village.


“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” ~Anne Frank As I mentioned yesterday, I am taking this week to focus on the idea that “It takes a Village”.  As this started … Continue reading “When walls go up, walls come down”. It takes a Village.

Theme of the week, “It takes a village to raise a child”


I hope everyone had a lovely Father’s Day. I spent my weekend being reminded just how true it is that “it takes a village to raise a child” and so this week in different ways my blog is dedicated to … Continue reading Theme of the week, “It takes a village to raise a child”

Thoughts about love for Father’s Day….


“There are three stages of a man’s life:  He believes in Santa Claus, he doesn’t believe in Santa Claus, he is Santa Claus.”  ~Author Unknown “Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.”  ~Bill Cosby “You will find … Continue reading Thoughts about love for Father’s Day….