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Family Traditions… and Lasagna

As I was making one of my family’s favorite dishes, lasagna, I time-traveled to the Christmas Eves of my youth. Pasta was the meal my mom would make…

Counting Your Blessings

Many people have used social media, and the month of November, to remind themselves (and each other) about things they are thankful for.  Personally, I love the “challenge” and…

The Waiting Room

There is nothing more nerve-wracking for me than to sit in a hospital waiting room. Whether it’s awaiting a birth of a child or waiting for a loved…

Watching Your Children Live it Out

A few weeks ago my daughter came home complaining about some scratches on her arm.  I inquired about how they arrived there.  She told me that another little…

Parenthood – we should take a moment remembering what it was like being a kid

Oh how quickly we forget the corrections we lived through as children.  This past year of school my son would come home and have sub-par day(s), leaving my…

Leaning In… or Not

A few years ago I had coffee with a colleague.  I was wanting to find a new job, a better fit, and wanted to reach out to her…

Impressions on Our Children

I’ve been thinking a tremendous amount about how we influence our children.  The thoughts are coming partially because someone near and dear to me posted on Facebook about how…

A Dose of Perspective on Parenting

My son is playing basketball this year. Correction…  My son is on a basketball team and LEARNING how to play basketball. I think most would say to play…

Year End Review

When I decided to embark on this more serious blogging journey (my 5th blog, no need to remind myself) it was a way for me to take my…