Tag Archives: Prematurity

Baby Steps become Milestones…

May 19, 2011

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“The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance – and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.”  ~ Oprah Winfrey  When I looked for the quote to summarize what I wanted to say through this post, I saw a lot […]

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The journey to get to ‘mynewfavoriteday’ as a Google video…

May 13, 2011

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“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style” — Maya Angelou I guess this is my attempt at putting some “style” into ‘mynewfavoriteday’ outside of references to fashion and shoes!  I have posted this on my Facebook profile, […]

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Chasing watermelons is easy, being “normal” is hard…

May 12, 2011

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“Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal”. ~ Albert Camus To me the word “normal” is hilarious.  Who gets to define “normal”?  And what gives the person who defined “normal” the right to be the barometer for all that is “normal”?  What happens when what is “normal” gets a kink […]

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Being and staying strong while feeling powerless…hard but possible.

May 9, 2011

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“Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.”  ~Unkwown Today, I needed to be like this oak tree.  Strong, stable, wise, and grounded.  Instead I feel more like a weeping willow. In coming […]

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One Last Thought on Mother’s Day…

May 8, 2011

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And more important than you can ever know. I love you. Just a note of thanks to everyone on Mother’s Day and I hope you all had a very special day with both your own mothers and your children if you have them.  Both are the most special blessings as the bond is one that […]

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Thoughts about a Mother’s Love…Happy Mother’s Day.

May 6, 2011

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Capturing “A Mother’s Love” in words is not truly possible but in just a few short sentences in someone else’s words, this is a snapshot of what I wish for my own children as they grow in this world~ “This is my wish for you: Comfort on difficult days, smiles when sadness intrudes, rainbows to […]

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What gives you purpose? A journey worth taking…

May 5, 2011

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“When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.” ~ Wayne Dyer I love the concept of having  a purpose, it sounds so, well, purposeful.  But if you would have asked me 5 years ago or even 3 years ago what […]

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Hope: Free, Faith: Free, Love: Free,

April 29, 2011

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Finally getting off 24/7 oxygen support: Priceless Congratulations to our precious E, who was told yesterday by her pulmonary doctor that we can take her off oxygen during the days and only use it at night.  A huge step for E and for our family.  There are no really words to describe how we feel […]

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Kindness + Engagement + Digital Media = Overwhelming Love

April 28, 2011

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“Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible / it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.”  ~ Barbara De Angelis Today I am overwhelmed.  With love.  Today is the day I […]

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

April 25, 2011

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“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 ready to speak on a panel for Digital LA tonight, and as I am thinking about some of the topics the moderator has suggested we will discuss, one that […]

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