Tag Archives: resilience

Inspiring Stories =Food For The Soul.

I don’t know about you but I have been in a bit of a funk for the last few months. Maybe it was the cold and often erratic weather, less daylight during the winter months or the fact that I … Continue reading

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Why I Love ‘This is Us’

In case you don’t know, ‘This Is Us’ is a new television show on NBC. Yes, I am writing about a TV show. But actually, I am not really writing about a television show. I am writing about what I … Continue reading

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One Scary Night Led Me To Finding My Purpose

This week I have a guest blogger. Nick is a college student and an aspiring writer and wanted to share his story of resilience. He is the son of a friend of mine who has also had her share of … Continue reading

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Are We Overparenting? Why Our Kids Need to Experience Failure.

The boys are off to college and classes are beginning this week. I am re-grouping and getting a handle on my new life at home without kids. And then the texts start rolling in and I am feeling incredibly anxious. … Continue reading

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Boys Are Off To College. Part-time Empty Nester Rollercoaster Ride

A year ago, I was filled with emotion. My youngest was going off to college and I was going to be an “empty nester.”  Or so I thought. On the one hand, I was ready. Ready to do re-group and … Continue reading

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25 Life Lessons From a Two-Time #Cancersurvivor

    1. Life is short. Don’t wait for the perfect moment to DO or SAY something important to you. 2. Death is not failure. It is part of life and the more we accept that fact the more we can … Continue reading

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I Miss My Mom Today. Everyday.

Today is Mother’s Day. I miss my mom. Today. Everyday. I close my eyes. I can see her, feel her next to me. I can see her smile, remember her hands holding mine. It is unimaginable that is has been … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Stuck in the Muck. You Do Have Choices.

Lets face it. Truth be told. Life is not easy. Life throws us things at the most inopportune times. When we aren’t prepared and don’t have the time or the patience to deal with it. That is how it always … Continue reading

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We Built a House. And We Are Still Together.

This resilience stuff is overrated. I have had it up to here with it all. I married someone who can’t sit still, always needs to be moving, changing things up and taking things on when the timing is less than … Continue reading

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My Baby is Home from College. Push and Pull.

Don’t get me wrong. Let me be perfectly clear. I love my two sons so deeply words cannot describe. The love you have for a child is unlike any love. Period. So, that said, how do I describe what life … Continue reading

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