Tag Archives: Parenting

Thankful: every moment can be something.

November 21, 2012


“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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The Wondertwins turn 3!

October 18, 2012


“Of course if you like your kids, if you love them from the moment they begin, you yourself begin all over again, in them, with them, and so there is something more to the world again.” ~ William Saroyan Today is a very special day.  As they do every year on October 18, our precious […]

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The air of possibility…

August 2, 2012


“We have more possibilities available in each moment than we realize.” ~  Thich Nhat Hanh Admittedly I had been in a funk.  I couldn’t shake the feeling of sadness, or maybe it was pressure, or maybe it was both, but either way it had been weighing heavy on my heart.  I can pinpoint the moment. […]

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Great Expectations

July 16, 2012


“We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn.” ~ Henry David Thoreau It feels like I have been away for ages, and in many ways I have been. Not in my heart but in the emotional need to continue to try to […]

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When do you feel lucky?

May 31, 2012


“Do not forget to comfort strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” ~Hebrews 13:2 As a blogger, I often find myself looking around at the world as if each moment is captured in a blog post.  I see colors more vividly, hear sounds more intently and look at experiences differently, all of which evolves […]

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Life is not a relative experience.

May 16, 2012


“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson It has been an intense week already and it’s only Wednesday, but as it so often happens with intensity comes the opportunity for great learning.  As of late I have had […]

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The Promise of Motherhood.

May 10, 2012


“Life is a promise, fulfill it.” ~ Mother Theresa Mother’s Day is almost upon us and if there is one thing that is clear here in this blog, I LOVE being a mother. When I became a mother I came to realize that my life was no longer about just being a mother to my […]

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What a difference a year makes.

April 19, 2012


“We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.”~ Unknown Welcome, welcome! I am so so happy you are all here. […]

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Do you want to go to the moon?

April 18, 2012


“Don’t tell me the sky’s the limit. There’s footprints on the moon.” ~Paul Brandt As the sun filtered through the trees and danced on our backs in the Saturday afternoon light, I could feel the soft blanket beneath my hands. Q, E and I sat outside blowing bubbles. The clear circles of light and air […]

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Expectations, Butterflies and Holland.

April 10, 2012


“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” ~ Joseph Campbell Yesterday as I knelt down on the carpet in the brightly colored room to once again replace E’s pretty gold shoes on her first day of school at the […]

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