How to be the greatest parent in the world

This is a piece of advice I take solace in. When I was a new mother and scared I would be a bad mom or ruin my children's lives because of my own upbringing or flaws, I told myself I just needed to do one thing to be a success. To be a successful parent all … Continue reading How to be the greatest parent in the world

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You define your own path

In my hour, long commute to work this morning, I was thinking about how I got to where I am in my life. My 20’s kind of sucked. They were an extension of the emotional growth of my teens with all the responsibilities of adulthood. This means I didn’t always use the best judgment or … Continue reading You define your own path

Sunshine Blogger Award and The Power of Positivity

The universe works in mysterious ways. This morning my husband and I squabbled and he told me I have been speaking and thinking negativly. So I paused. I was feeling negative and irritated that he told me so. I was also irritated at my 3 yr old. Being the introspective introvert I am, I spent the … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award and The Power of Positivity

Inspiration to get back on the trail

Winter can be long in the North. Even April is fair game for big snow storms. The rule of thumb is that you don't plant your flowers until Mother's Day or there is a good chance you will lose them to frost. That actually happened to us last spring when we laughed at Mother Nature … Continue reading Inspiration to get back on the trail

When words illuminate: love and nature

When you're struck to the very core by something you see, read or hear. That feeling when your heart skips a beat, the mind is illuminated, the heart, soul, spirit resonates at a level 10. Its a universal experience every human feels. It may be rare for some or a regular feeling for others. Sometimes … Continue reading When words illuminate: love and nature