Another year…another crop of university grads prepare to unleash their magic on the world. My daughter graduated 2 years ago….as all parents know it’s a bittersweet time…it fills your heart to see the grown-up ‘kid’ ready to take it on and on the flip side it’s the final letting go. Being a M.O.M (who has learned to pick
Let’s celebrate! Celebrations make life richer and keep us focused on all the great things that are happening! When Kelly was growing up we had celebrations for (almost) everything. The first day of spring /summer/fall/winter…. first/last day of summer vacation….first/last X-country/swim meets of the season…victories/best efforts. Birthdays…anniversaries…..lives well lived. They’ve continued with launches of new
Yesterday I was talking to a woman who had just returned from a spring break trip to Maui with her family. Well…. it wasn’t her whole family, they were minus one as her eldest son was in university and unable to make the trip. Her face told the story, “It was hard,” she said, “it
As mothers we believe we’re only supposed to do something for ourselves after we’ve covered off and taken care of everybody else. Right? What happens with that line of thinking is that our dreams and talents often get lost in the shuffle because they’re in last place. So here…right now let’s move them into first.
What did you tell your kids when they were growing up? As parents we all had special messages that were meant to inspire, empower and build our kids into responsible, caring, contributing members of society and pave the way to success. We wanted them to know that the world was their oyster and that they
“What’s Next?” All the mid life women I knew wanted to know. Ok…let’s call us the 50-sometings and we feel a good decade younger! “I know I have my whole life ahead of me. But I’m not sure who I am anymore. I have no idea what I want. I’m completely overwhelmed. Where do I