After all we aren't raising kids. We are raising our next generation political leaders, business owners, community advocates and professionals. But most of all, hopefully we are raising kind, compassionate and gentle men and women with a heart for their community and a commitment to do good in the world. Your kids are watching more than you know. Put on a good show.
My husband Jason is a scientist and someone who has a very intense filing system for a mind. His mind never shuts down. If the average person has over 20,000 thoughts a day, he probably has more like 10x! For 13 years that we've been together I've suggested, pleaded, begged, implored, recommended and pretty much done … Continue reading 6 Words That Rocked My World
Yes I did. I was driving home with my 7yo after dropping my 3yo off to school so we could have a 'girls' day off' while on Spring Break. I turned down a street, just one turn away from my home, doing a California Roll (barely stopping) at the stop sign and in the microsecond … Continue reading I got pulled over by a policeman today
I went for a 6.5mile power walk with a friend yesterday. I could have run 4-5 miles alone but I really enjoy her company. She matches my pace perfectly, we think alike about a lot of things and I always come away with a nugget of wisdom from her whether it's about decorating, organizing, kids … Continue reading Day 6
So ends the first five days of my cleanse. I fared well. I had a couple slips-- a bite of bread when we went to Daphne's Grill for dinner tonight, the most delectable chocolate ball by Lindt... Hazelnut truffle! but other than that I did rather well. I treated myself to a gluten free lemon … Continue reading Days 3, 4 and 5 – there are no shortcuts
A hug is like a boomerang, you get it back right away. - Bill Keane So anyone with kids knows that the smaller they are the bigger tantrums they can throw! I've been blessed with fairly good kids for the most part but they can certainly hold their own in the tantrum department when they … Continue reading Hug Therapy
I feel a recipe is only a theme, which an intelligent cook can play each time with a variation. Madam Benoit I didn't post yesterday because my 2yo wouldn't sleep till 11pm! He then decided to wake up at 4:15am - back to bed in 15 min thankfully but then 5:30am he's opening his bedroom … Continue reading Day 16: 30 days to fit- chicken two ways
Poor health is not caused by something you don't have; it's caused by disturbing something that you already have. Healthy is not something that you need to get, it's something you have already if you don't disturb it. ~Dean Ornish Today was my idea of a perfect recovery day! My son deigned to sleep till … Continue reading Day 14: 30 days to fit