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Hi everyone! Happy Heart Day! Today may you be reminded of how amazing you are, how important you are in this world, and just how loved you are – because you are all of those things. And may your heart … Continue reading
“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
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
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
I’m excited to feature a guest post from wise and talented blogger Ida Mae West-Simone of A Vision For Our Kids. Ida Mae is a teacher and reading advocate, currently teaching special education to Junior Kindergarten to grade three students. … Continue reading
Motherhood has been the most incredible experience of my life, one with so many twists and turns. And my kids are still little – there are so many adventures to come! In celebration of Mother’s Day, I’m sharing my post, Being a … Continue reading
I’m enjoying the holidays with loved ones – I hope you are too – but wanted to stop in and wish you an incredible 2013! Whatever your experiences were in 2012, just remember: this new year is a clean slate. … Continue reading
Dear Santa, I don’t usually write a Christmas list – I have so much to be grateful for and don’t really need anything – but there is one thing that I’d like to ask for: I’d like everyone in the … Continue reading
I’m sitting here on my couch, sipping a glass of red wine, all snug and cozy with the fireplace lit next to me. My kids are tucked in bed, warm and dry, and my husband is getting us an evening … Continue reading
It’s hard for me to believe it was a year ago that I published my first blog post. When I hit the “publish” button for In the Moment, The Brighter Side of Life was born. To be honest, I didn’t … Continue reading