Different Not Less

It was early 2000, and we had been called to a parent-teacher conference. Our daughter was turning four years old. Being a bit annoyed, I was wondering why at four, we were having an important parent-teacher conference. Our world was about to change. The first sign I knew something was wrong was shortly into their … Read more

Ordinary Moments

Why can’t an ordinary moment be as special as an extraordinary moment? There’s so much to find joy in and appreciate in every day. Why wait for a special occasion or event? Take time to see the beauty that surrounds you. Don’t make the mistake of waiting until everything is going well before you can … Read more

Look Out The Window

We’ve all heard the expressions “stop and smell the roses” and “life is too short.” They both refer to living your life with a deeper appreciation of people and the world around you. They’re reminders to slow down, to notice the little things, to not take things for granted, and to be present. When I … Read more