Tag Archives: Quotes

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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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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I may not see air travel the same way again, but I will see the bigger picture.

January 25, 2012


I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” ― […]

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Your suggestions? A new playlist for a ‘newfavoriteweek.’

November 4, 2011


“Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul.” ~ Unknown It’s the second installment of the ‘mynewfavoriteweek’ playlist!  As promised the last one was so successful that we vowed to do it again twice a month.  So […]

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A Friday and Weekend dedication…for ‘newfavoriteday’s.

October 28, 2011


This week has been a busy one, talking about your taste in music, Monkey Moms, virtual tours of our new “home”, meeting a very inspirational Monster Fighter and so today is a day for few words, and to go back to where I started with this whole thing which starts and ends with love.  Today, […]

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Happy Monday! A Playlist for’yournewfavoriteday,’ you created it!

October 24, 2011


“Those who danced were thought to be quite insane by those who could not hear the music.” ~Angela Monet It could be said that Q, E, KSP and me suffer, or in my mind benefit, from some of this insanity.  Q is constantly moving his head back and forth (note, this was also the behavior […]

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Celebrate being “Youer than you.”

October 11, 2011


Just a little thought for the day.  A little tired lately from juggling life as all of us run at 800 mph trying to do whatever it is we feel we want, need, should do.  So today, just a happy little thought that hopefully help make it ‘yournewfavoriteday.’  Have a great day and take this […]

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Help Wanted…Inspiring Halloween.

September 21, 2011


Backward, turn backward, O Time, in your flight make me a child again just for to-night! ~Elizabeth Akers Allen So, outside of the emotional issues we have been having as of late, there are real pressing issues in our family, like what will the Wondertwins be for Halloween.  Since Halloween has never been terribly important […]

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How do you keep going forward in times of challenge, one step at a time.

September 15, 2011


“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.” ~ Helen Keller Thanks to everyone for your kind comments, thoughts, emails, and Facebook posts yesterday. I don’t feel in a place to talk about our appointment yet […]

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Why can’t the moon be a ball? How you see things can change everything.

September 13, 2011


“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” ~ Anais Nin Yesterday, it must have been that so many of you saw the question I asked and photo I posted and said, “duh, Shannon, that’s obviously the moon.” For those that played along, thanks for humoring me, and if you […]

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