“To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.” ~ Unknown Today … Continue reading Risking Hope.
Cover image courtesy of Blog.2modern.com “May you have enough happiness to make you sweet, enough trials to make you strong, enough sorrow to keep you human enough hope to make you happy.” ~ Unknown When I think about today’s guest, … Continue reading Meet “Mynewfavoritedayweek’ly Inspiration:” She’s sweet as honey!
This post is a combination of emotions today. I am humbled to put myself in front of you. I am advocating for a cause I believe in so strongly because I have lived it and I am sharing a piece … Continue reading Humility, Advocacy and “The Greatest Love.”
“Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity.” ~ Bo Bennett I was instantly drawn into my featured interviewee today. Just her name alone was like a beacon for my heart. As I learned more and more … Continue reading Reminded by “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration” that being a “Lucky Mom” is not all luck.
“You will find more happiness growing down than up.” ~Author Unknown Today is a special day in many ways. It’s my Grandma’s birthday and although she passed away 7 years ago, she is always close to my heart. In many … Continue reading “The Happiness found in Growing Down.”
“One should take children’s philosophy to heart. They do not despise a bubble because it bursts. They immediately set to work on another one.” ~ Keynote As you know by now, while we as a family and myself personally move … Continue reading “Just Enough” sugar for Life’s Lemonade.
“The practice of putting women on pedestals began to die out when it was discovered that they could give orders better from there” ~Betty Grable It’s Monday and today’s topic from Stasha over at Northwest Mommy was too good to … Continue reading What’s to love about women?
“Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.” ~ Unknown As I did a few weeks ago, I am going back for round 2 of #MondayListicles with Northwest Mommy and … Continue reading 10 things I am not-so-good at: a #MondayListicle!
I had every intention of doing the usual commercially-driven Valentine’s Day festivities this year. You know, a basket of trinkets and sweets from the dollar store and fancy, store-bought cupcakes that we’ll ooh and aah over for a few minutes and I’ll toss by the end of the week while the kids are in school. But I this morning I started reading Mary Tyler Mom’s post about raising money for pediatric cancer, and my plans quickly changed. I remembered the flood of emotion I felt when I read Donna’s Cancer Story and my heart ached for her mother. I hope I… Continue reading Sharing a post with so much heart: Happy Donna Day.
Dear Ellis, I always start every post with a quote and for today, in this letter to you, this quote feels right in my heart. “And you, while you are a thousand miles away, there are always two cups on … Continue reading Dear Ellis, a Letter to my Father-in-Law.