I can’t believe that summer is almost over with and my kids will be heading back to school in less than a month. It seems like this summer has flown by. I have enjoyed having my kids at home with me so that I could spend some extra time with them. A few weeks ago, I noticed that the stores were already stocking the aisles with…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on July 31, 2013 at 11:06pm — No Comments
Today my youngest got to spend the day with me, he started running a low grade fever last night and acted like he didn’t feel very good. I decided that is was best to keep him home from daycare so that he could get some extra rest while I monitored his fever. It was nice being able to spend some one on one time with my baby. We enjoyed the extra snuggles and cuddles, we watched a few of his favorite shows on TV, and spent some time …Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on May 14, 2013 at 7:20pm — No Comments
Rosemary Lichtman, Ph.D. and Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D.
As you settle into the new year, do you sometimes feel like time is getting away from you? I make list after list of what I want to accomplish each day – and often get a large chunk completed - but never seem to get everything done. Now that I make my lists on my PDA, it's easier to just change the date and roll the reminders over to the next day. Yet the sense of satisfaction that I feel when I do finish a…Continue
Added by Sandwiched Boomers on January 24, 2013 at 1:42am — No Comments
Playing Barbies with your three year old can teach you a lot about saying what's on your mind and projecting your assertive self!
What would it be like if we all went around acting like a three year old's version of Barbie? Even though I am pretty sure we wouldn't have to look far…Continue
Added by Megan Lynch on January 11, 2013 at 3:27pm — No Comments
So I'm starting off the year with a pretty hefty worry, and it's one I've had before.
There is nothing like creating life or being solely responsible for the life of another human being.
Added by Sarah Fox on January 3, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Let me just start by saying, whoever thought that taking a road trip when your 8 months pregnant… wait, no. I should really start by saying how sweet it was that my hubby took the time to plan a little family getaway after the holidays. In all honesty, it was an awesome idea; one I would normally love if I weren’t 8 months pregnant with a God awful back problem. I knew this would be quite an adventure as it was, taking 2 toddlers and a psycho dog to the mountains. Now…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on December 31, 2012 at 12:56pm — No Comments
By Audrey van Petegem, Senior Editor
My husband surprised me with a 50th birthday party this summer. He invited all my friends throughout my many stages of life to come and share pictures of me when they knew-me-back-when. It was really fun to watch the slide show and reminisce about the good times with old friends.
There was one of me on my father’s sailboat that my…Continue
Added by The Succulent Wife on November 13, 2012 at 11:18am — No Comments
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Added by Vera Sweeney on April 20, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
Leaping into sweet inspiration ...
Leap Year is a year in which extra consideration should be given to inspiration.
Why? Because it is an extra day, a bonus day in a year of busy; an extra 24-hours to make up for time lost, friends or…Continue
Added by Cari Shane on March 1, 2012 at 9:50am — No Comments
DRINKS WITH DOUBLE BLACK WHISKEY,
sparkling and fresh juice....
On our third night, the young adults requested for Western food instead of Chinese.. and my sister-in-law and her son "whipped" up their magic wands and came up with these....
Added by Reanaclaire on January 27, 2012 at 11:22am — No Comments
I am about nine days late on the whole new years resolution thing, but better late than never I soppose. Hopefully by posting this, I will stay true to my goals for once...
1. Be more finacially stable...
I say this because my husband and I have been building our credit since we got married and we have tried to hurry the process to the point where we have almost hurt ourselves more than helped. It also has not helped that my husband got hurt at work and was off for six…Continue
Added by Ciara Adams on January 9, 2012 at 3:48pm — No Comments
What’s a work-at-home mom got to look forward to in the new year? Isn’t life the same as last week (which was, incidentally, last year, too): We’re at home, working from the dining table (for some, in their pajamas)?
Well, if you’re a more-often-than-not-optimist like me, you’ll ring in the new year…Continue
Added by martinecdeluna on January 6, 2012 at 9:50pm — No Comments
I decided this year to write a list of goals, not resolutions. To me a resolution seems too rigid, to "instant" - like if by January 5th I haven't already made it a habit that I've failed or something. A goal is more something you work toward.…
Added by Rosilind Jukic on December 31, 2011 at 9:36am — No Comments
Three years ago I made the decision to let go of the man I had spent 14 years building a life with. It was a decision I made over the course of two years; battling with myself and those close to me who saw the destruction the relationship was creating in my life and in my spirit. It was really awful in the end. But it's over, and I'm happier.
But my children are not.
In fact, for 3 years, my 10 year old son has been unhappy, frustrated, violent, ill-mannered. I have gone…Continue
Last Friday was like any other day. The girls came home on the bus. They played outside until it started to get dark. We were all tired from the long week so we decided to have pizza for dinner. After dinner we watched a movie together, and then it was time for Hunter to go to bed. She went to her room, put on her pajamas and brushed her teeth. As she was leaning over to kiss us goodnight, I noticed something wrong. She had bangs where she didn’t have them…Continue
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The most important holiday on the Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year celebrates not only the changing of the seasons but also the spiritual side of a new beginning.
Homes are scrubbed from top to bottom to sweep out any ill fortune and welcome in good luck. Debt is repaid and sometimes forgiven… squabbles are settled and peace is…Continue
Added by The Succulent Wife on February 3, 2011 at 1:04pm — No Comments
Time has a funny way of fixing things. Over time, pain is forgotten, the bad times of the past are blurred, fear evaporates leaving only residue, and only the fading scars are left.
January 31, 1996 was a Wednesday and as I look back and remember the day, there wasn’t much on the world radar screen. A lot of things blew up around the world on this day, especially in Sri Lanka with bombs planted by the Tamil Tigers and trucks filled with explosives being rammed into the Central Bank.…Continue
Added by Lanita Moss on January 31, 2011 at 10:08am — No Comments
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A new year is like a crisp, clean, white piece of paper. It has potential. It has hope. It has promise. Anything can happen. And unlike birthdays when we look back in despair, on New Year’s Day we look forward in…Continue
Added by Barb Winters on January 9, 2011 at 5:29pm — No Comments
Despite the fact I don’t really make New Year resolutions, there is something fresh about a new year. It’s almost as if the weight and worries of last year have been removed from my shoulders. Like most people, I would like to lose weight, exercise more, spend more time meditating, and make more time with my husband, but why is it we think about all of these things all at…Continue
Added by Lanita Moss on January 7, 2011 at 8:07am — No Comments