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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
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
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
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
“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
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
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 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
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