A Gentler Year

Last night as I awaited the arrival of the new year, a dear friend sent this to me and several of our friends. I think it was the perfect way to end a tumultuous year, and prepare to embrace the new year ahead. Such an incredible reminder that we can approach life with a kinder, … More A Gentler Year

The Hard Things

Sharing the hard things with each other, makes the joyful times even sweeter. This has been one hell of a year. When we turned the first page of 2020, there was no way we could have imagined what would come at us. It’s been rough in some way for almost all of us and every … More The Hard Things

Just Like That

It’s that time of year again, graduation season. I don’t have a graduation in my house this year, but several of my friends’ children are about to graduate from either high school or college. I admit, I’m relieved I’m not expected to attend any of the ceremonies this year. Because honestly, unless one of the … More Just Like That

So Long 2018!

Hi! I know it’s been awhile since you’ve heard from me. Thought I’d let you know I’m still alive. I unexpectedly had surgery a couple of months ago and it’s taken a while to get back into the swing of things. Despite that, I couldn’t let this year end without one last post. 🙂 Scrolling … More So Long 2018!

I Forgot

I forgot a kid today. I guess technically, I just had the wrong time in my brain, but still – I forgot to get a kid to an appointment that I had made. The office had to call me to see if we were coming. I’m certain the receptionist could hear my cheeks reddening as … More I Forgot

Dear Mr. Sun

Dear Mr. Sun, I saw you peeking out of the clouds this morning, so I know you’re still up there. It’s been so long since you graced us with your presence that I’ve begun to worry about you. Your tears have fallen for weeks now and are collecting everywhere I turn. Some of them have … More Dear Mr. Sun

Being the Yes

I’m at the age where grandchildren are most likely in the not too distant future. I know the thought of being called “Grandma” makes some women feel old. Not me. I’m filled with joy at the prospect. I am more than ready to move from being the “No” that motherhood requires and becoming the “Yes” … More Being the Yes