Recent Posts by Sarah Dyer
Summer is around the corner and that means water activities. I have a LOVE/hate relationship with water. I love, love, love the water. I grew up cottaging on a lake, swimming like a fish and teaching little kids to swim.
But my love of the water was forever changed one day when water became deadly. This story isn’t a happy one and for that reason, I don’t often tell it. In fact, outside of my family there aren’t many people that know it. But there is a message here, so I feel like it needs to be shared, especially with parents.
Growing up on the lake, we were always forced to wear our...
Living in the era of constant connectedness can mean bearing the burden of grief and sorrow for those that are suffering in far reaching corners of the world. That burden is amplified when those horrors strike home.
I have found myself feeling overly anxious lately, as I’m sure you have as well. The tragedies at Newtown, the rapes and suicides of teenage girls and the bombings in Boston have left me with a broken heart for those families that have suffered extraordinary losses. It wasn’t until a girlfriend of mine posted this quote from Mr. Rogers (a friendly blast from my past) that I...
I have always relied heavily on my gut to guide me through big decisions and it has, for the most part, been very good to me. I have been told that I have a good head on my shoulders and I think it is fairly accurate (apparently I’m feeling really modest today too). But if you don’t know me then it helps to have some background here.
I’m basically telling you I’m not a lunatic…yes, I feel like I need to lay that out right off the bat. Ok, so I’m good at making decisions, but when it’s the end of a long week and the kids have worn me down and I know I’m no longer on my A game; things can...