“Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.” - Eleanor Roosevelt
"All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother." - Abraham Lincoln
Mother’s Day. Don’t we sometimes feel a twinge of guilt that the cards and love notes and candies and flowers are great, but for 364 other days, we’re exhausted trying to be super moms and need to remember what it’s like to be able to sleep in, spend a lazy morning sipping coffee & reading a paper, or doing nothing at all.
I’m passionate about a lot of things, as most mothers are, particularly when it comes to our children’s well-being.
There are 1001 things that matter and it can be overwhelming trying to keep up with the latest “best advice” on what your child really needs for health, happiness and success.
But although the situations vary for each family, one aspect is the same for us all: Good nutrition matters for each and every child.
“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” - Einstein
“Women do want to have it all. I think women can do everything, but not all at the same time.” - Madeline Albright
"Never give up on yourself. Then you will never give up on others." - Pema Chodron
The day begins speeding along a trail of small disasters. During breakfast, my two-year-old, Sienna, discovers the fork as weapon instead of feeding tool. Both my toddlers are screaming, my tea spills and the silk blouse I had on for work turns to tie-dye.
"Spring is nature's way of saying, Let's party!" - Robin Williams
With winter winds still howling and the season’s holidays now over, it’s not uncommon to experience a touch of the winter blues.
Like many of us, you may feel like you are coming out of hibernation, a little sluggish and sleepy-eyed, wondering how to get into the swing of things when mostly what you want is a long nap.
“The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love.” Margaret Atwood
Do you go to bed knowing exactly what will happen next? Instant sleep, a snore or two. You might be thinking: Is this what my fairytale romance has turned into?
"Nothing makes it easier to resist temptation than a proper bringing-up, a sound set of values - and witnesses." ~ Franklin P. Jones