Children are only little for a Short time. They will grow up and leave you before you have a chance to adjust your brain and heart to the idea that they are now grown. So let them eat cake for breakfast, let them play in the rain, and let them be children for as long … Continue reading Let them Eat Cake
My husband enjoys building and painting models. Small fantasy critters and armies. For years it was difficult for him due to carpal tunnel pain. I convinced him to get the surgery. Now he’s back at it. Crazy thing is he thanks me for encouraging him to get his hand fixed. Isn’t that what we are … Continue reading Selfish Happiness
If you are lucky enough to be with the family you love, enjoy them. If you are not with them, call them or do that new fangled Zoom thing. If you are estranged from your family, forgive them, or try too. (Forgiveness is hard.) If you are not on speaking terms with your family or … Continue reading Today is About Family
Let’s take this Monday to think about how we are really mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Listen to your inner most part. Don’t neglect what is important to your survival. Once you have taken care of you, then focus on the humans who are important to your life. You can’t help anyone if you lack … Continue reading Are you doing ok?
My oldest daughter, Amandagrace said this, "You know what wisdom is? Its realizing that no matter how hard you yell at a rock ordering it to be a tree that it can only ever be a rock. Some people will keep yelling and cussing at that rock, pissed off that it isn't a tree. Once … Continue reading Are you wise?
If someone says they love you believe them the first time they say it. Give love some time to see if they still mean it. Trust is a choice. It’s not always easy. Try to love even if you’re not sure if they love you back. Then wait. A human’s true intentions don’t stay hidden. … Continue reading Believe Them
Can you hear that? Listen to the sounds. The noise. It is the sound of life as we know it falling down around us. We are no longer safe in our own homes. We can’t go to the store without worrying if we will catch a deadly virus that we will bring home with the … Continue reading Mother Nature is Talking
I love the Red Hat ladies. They seem to not have a care if people think they are crazy old women. Most of the ones I know are crazy and really don't care what you think. I wonder when they were little girls if they wanted to be confident old women one day? We teach … Continue reading That’s What I’ll Be When I Grow Up
Have you ever tasted something and thought, "Gross, this needs some sugar." Then you add sugar and it make the next bite sweeter. What if you could add a litte sugar to a bad attitude? "Here, open your mouth?" Just pour sugar into the person who's attitude is a bit bitter and sweeten them right … Continue reading Adding Sugar Makes Things Better
Today, May 30th is about family for me. My husband and I decided to make our separate lives a family on this day a few years ago. No, it is not our wedding anniversary. That came later. This day we made a decision to ignore anything that did not align with love. Today would have … Continue reading Born or Chosen Family