Some Advice Before You Say I Do

If there are any words of wisdom I can impart, it is to trust your gut instinct. As I reflect on my life experiences and now witness what some younglings are currently going through, that is the advice I would give. It’s that little voice that sings like a snitching canary. It can ruin your … Read more

Choose Your Words Wisely

Once those syllables come out of your mouth, they can’t be retracted.  Oh sure you can apologize, but what you said can never be unheard. Your only hope is that the person hearing it forgives you and you can move on. When a child is born the parents wait patiently for the first word…will it … Read more

People Change And So Do Relationships

I knew from a very young age that I wanted to be a mom. I had it all planned out in my head. I would meet the perfect guy, he would ask me to marry him, we would have a boy and a girl and live happily ever after.  The funny thing is that I … Read more

Trust Me!

“Trust me.” If you are a parent, I am sure you have heard these words before. What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when your child utters those words?  Okay, how about this one, “You never believe in me.”, or maybe, “I am not a baby.”, or “I know what I am doing.” … Read more

Raising Strong-Willed Daughters

When we decide to have children, many thoughts run through our head. Is it the right time, can we afford kids, will we be good parents, what will we name them? The list goes on and on. A lot of what we worry about is just the unknown, uncharted waters as it were. The truth … Read more

Why I Practice Yoga

The word ‘Yoga’ comes from the Sanskrit root word ‘Yug,’ meaning ‘to join” or ‘to unite.” Yoga can be spiritual and meditative. By focusing on the harmony between your mind and body, you can deepen your practice and learn to free your mind to create a connection to your deeper self or a higher power. … Read more

Even In Rainfall

(a beautiful poem from a daughter to her mother on her birthday) Even In Rainfall A tall, elegant birch weathered with age keeps a sly and steady eye out on the world. Her highest branches tower over all, and keep all in order. Knowledge and power course through her roots and her bark oozes the … Read more