“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 … Continue reading Life is not a relative experience.
“For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned.” ~ Unknown I can’t really believe I am actually here today. My many hats are starting to feel somewhat heavy on my head and the plates spinning, balls juggling are … Continue reading Knowing when to say when.
“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. … Continue reading Do you want to go to the moon?
“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 … Continue reading Expectations, Butterflies and Holland.
“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.
“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.
“A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for” ~ Anonymous Oh how this is all true and the last part I feel everyday, … Continue reading Shorter Days, Longer Nights, and a Future Worth Living For.
This is what I am asking myself right now? Recently, I have been pushing hard, burning the candle at both ends and in the middle and I am tired. Or maybe it’s burned out. As I headed around the blogosphere the past few days to visit other bloggers who I enjoy reading, many of their posts echo of feeling tired, overwhelmed, burnt out. I guess there is comfort in knowing I am not alone and that became oh so much more clear to me this morning. As you probably know, for you have seen the buttons that linger at the … Continue reading Can you be burned out and still be inspired?
There is no time for a quote, for this we must dive right in… Like Holly states in her post, http://www.notaperfectmomsblog.com/2012/01/help-amelia-spread-the-word/#comment-6625 I had not intended to post today, but when I saw this on Elastamom’s blog, I had to help spread the word and I immediately signed the petition. It’s a real life, happening now, story of a little girl who is not being granted a life-saving kidney transplant because the doctors have decided that her quality of life isn’t worth using the kidney to preserve. What?! Who gets to decide that? Who makes that decision? What gives anyone the … Continue reading Help Amelia and Spread the Word.
We do not choose to be born. We do not choose our parents. We do not choose our historical epoch, the country of our birth, or the immediate circumstances of our upbringing. We do not, most of us, choose to … Continue reading Top 6 Special Ideas for Special Families for the Holidays.