Pictures that make you say hmmm

Like most people our cell phones have become more of a memory capturing device rather than a communicating device. I was going through the photos on my phone and found a few that made me wonder what was I taking? Other times the pictures made me wonder in amazement at the beauty of nature. I…

Chasing dreams, following your heart

Recently I thought about my dreams and aspirations; when you reach mid life that seems to be a topic that is constantly in your thoughts.  Have I realized my full potential? Did I achieve all the milestones I envisioned for myself?  Those are some tough questions to think about but this post is not about…

Long weekends – relaxation or stress

This weekend in the first unofficial long weekend of summer.  It is still spring and the temperature is fairly mild; spring showers reminds us we haven’t hit the summer solstice yet.  I always look forward to a long weekend, a chance to relax for an extra day, prolonging the Monday blues.  There seems to be…

Shopping for prom a mother’s experience

I had the pleasure of shopping for prom with my daughter four years ago.  For girls, there is a huge expectation to get the perfect dress and accessories that allow them to stand out and look their best for prom.  With that in mind my daughter and I dedicated one day to drive across the…

+When things go wrong

Things go wrong often, you can cry or you can fix them, laugh about them later and grew from the experience

Supporting Others

I thought about today’s word – mentor and what it means to me.  I have never had a mentor nor have I ever been a mentor to anyone other than my children.  What does it mean to be a mentor? Seems like a lot of responsibility to mentor someone.  Giving the right advice, using your…

Birds of Spring

Every year I wait for that first warm day of Spring; with bated breath I wait to wear lighter coats and throw off those winter boots. This year the wait seem even longer as we had snow in late April. But alas Spring is here! Along with buds on the trees I noticed the birds…