Category Archives: Children

Christmas Magic

I love Christmas, always have. Christmas movies, decorations, time with family and friends, excitement in children’s eyes and a sense of magic in the air. My mom is a Christmas nut. She inspired my love of the season when I was little … Continue reading

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Allow Joy

We’re two weeks into the year, and to be honest, I’ve been really out of sorts lately.  It’s not a matter of post-holiday letdown – I think it’s new year overwhelm. I don’t tend to make new year’s resolutions, but … Continue reading

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HELP – Need Manual for Inquisitive Kids

I admire when people are able to think on their feet.  I’m not usually the one to provide a smooth, polished answer to something without thinking about it.  But I must say that being a mom continues to be the … Continue reading

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Help Yourself by Helping Another

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ~ Dalai Lama I love that quote. I agree with it wholeheartedly – at least in theory – but to be honest I sometimes rush around too much to notice when a … Continue reading

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My Reverse Bucket List

Lately I’ve been challenging myself in new ways.  It’s exciting… and a bit scary. Our brains get used to doing what they’ve always done, and when we introduce lots of new stuff into the mix, the ego steps in and … Continue reading

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Awakening Wonder

I’m honoured to tell you that I’m a contributing writer in a beautiful collaborative e-book for moms called Awakening Wonder: Discovering Delight in Everyday Moments.  The free e-book, which launches today, is the inspiration of Becky McCleery, creator of the growing community Raising Loveliness. Designed to uplift … Continue reading

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We Are One

We are one – all of us.  We’re in this world together.  It’s in our power (and isn’t it our responsibility?) to create positive change for ourselves, the people we love, even the people we don’t know… not to mention … Continue reading

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The Gift of Presence

I love reading about people’s journeys, both spiritual and physical.  When someone reaches into their heart and shares authentically about what they’re experiencing, it strikes a chord deep within me. I too like to share from the heart, but sometimes I … Continue reading

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Just a Little Heart Attack

I originally posted this on The Brighter Side of Parenting, but it’s such an important topic I wanted to share it here too. My in-laws were visiting recently, and my health-conscious mother-in-law mentioned she was going to email me a short … Continue reading

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The Roller Coaster

Ah, the roller coaster of life… the ups and downs, twists and turns, incredible views and pitch black tunnels.  Sometimes we go forward at breakneck speed, other times we’re flung backwards or upside down.  And other times we stop in our tracks altogether. … Continue reading

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