Category Archives: appreciation

Mindfulness

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and as an adult I appreciate the day differently then when I was a kid. Not because I am a mother but more importantly because my mom passed away over 20 years ago. … Continue reading

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Dads…

Growing up I thought of my dad as the strongest, bravest man I knew.  I felt completely protected by him.  I remember one night we were all sitting in the family room and my mom heard a noise in the … Continue reading

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Sidewalks

For those who know me, I am pretty quiet when it comes to having strong opinions.  Don’t get me wrong, I have opinions but I don’t usually share them out loud.  So it was very unusual for me to take … Continue reading

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Surprise Weekend

I generally have a plan in mind for my day, a to-do-list so to speak.  But I have to admit that since becoming a mom I have had to learn to go with the flow. More times than not my … Continue reading

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Mom’s Affirmation

How a dream can help you feel that your mom approves. Continue reading

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Coloring

As a little girl I use to love to color.  It may have been the influence of my mom who was an artist.  My mom’s artistic gene never made it to me, both my older sisters got it though.   Coloring for … Continue reading

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Living Life

I have a quick story to tell you.  I was sitting at the kitchen table with my youngest son the other day.  We were talking about school and life in general. The best time to get the most information from … Continue reading

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Holding Hands

When my kids were little holding hands seemed so natural.  I didn’t want them running off in public and getting lost and they felt safer close by in crowds. But nothing lasts forever and as they grow up the times … Continue reading

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Bursting with Pride

        Yesterday was a double “small moments” day for me. First, I started off at my oldest son’s class play, The Sword in the Stone. They had to create all the scenery on their own and came up with their own … Continue reading

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Hard Not to Smile!

I was sitting in the hospital waiting room waiting for my name to be called to get blood work done on Wednesday. I was looking around at the other people sitting in the waiting room wondering what their stories were. I have learned over the … Continue reading

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