Allowing Our Children To Cry – September 19th, 2014
Making emotions safe and acceptable, even if not appropriately expressed
First Day of School – The Battle of Heart vs. Head – August 25th, 2014
The emotions and pride wrapped up in the new journey of school
An Early Lesson In Loss – January 27th, 204
Talking with a child about dealing with death
There’s a First Time in Everything – October 30th, 2013
Allowing the magic of childhood to rub of on us and help us experience things as though for the first time.
You’re Missing the Point – October 9th, 2013
A reminder to listen and not be cynical.
To Aiden On His First Birthday – July 16th, 2013
A letter I wrote years ago for my first-born on his first birthday, written to/for him and shared.
To Owen On His First Birthday – June 21st, 2013
A letter to my second-born, written to/for him and shared.
A Trip Down Postpartum Lane – May 28th, 2012
A description of life and emotions in the weeks after birth.
A Letter To My Unborn Son – May 6th, 2012
Hopes and dreams for my newest little boy.
Thoughts of a Working Mom on Bed Rest - April 17, 2012
What happens when you lose control of your entire life in an instant.
Does First Born = First Priority? – March 15th 2012
Do we care more with our first or just have more time and energy?
Thoughts On Parenting For A Soon-To-Be Mom – February 29th, 2012
Advice for new parents . . . Or practiced parents, like myself, who need a reminder sometimes.
Overlooking the Bad – Empathizing with Toddlers – January 19th, 2012
Learning to see our frustrations through a smaller set of eyes.
Marking Milestones – December 30th, 2011
When times are too busy or tough, remembering to take note of the little things
Gift Making Magic! – December 12th, 2011
Teaching our children the importance of thought and time and heart in gift giving.
The Development of a Sense of Humor – October 24th, 2011
Watching and helping our children figure out what’s funny.
Wake Up Singing – October 10th, 2011
Learning from the happiness of our children in difficult times.
Never Alone – September 19th, 2011
Seeing our children as people and learning to find friendship with them.
Helping Hands – September 1st, 2011
Learning a lot from the helpful nature of our children.
Laughter is the Best Medicine – August 22nd, 2011
Infectious laughter, which comes naturally to children, can be the best salve for an ailing body or tough day.
Dance With More Than Just Your Toes – July 26th, 2011
Learning from the lack of inhibitions or self consciousness in our children.
Stop Teaching and Listen – July 2nd, 2011
Our children have as much to teach as they do to learn.
Seen It All Before – May 26th, 2011
Learning to live life as our children do – as though we haven’t seen it all before.
Everyday Discovery – May 21st, 2011
The world is magic through a child’s eyes.