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October 4, 2018

Parenting is not a sprint. It’s a marathon with on the job training and growth potential. It is definitely not for the faint of heart and many times the “rewards”may seem elusive and not readily measurable.

In my 2 decades as a parent, this is what P.A.R.E.N.T.I.N.G me...

September 2, 2018

I have re and re-read the Stephen Covey book -“The 7 habits of highly effective people” and find the habits broadly applicable.

After college drop offs last week ( 2 daughters), this is my take on The “Covey 7 “and the college drop off that empties your nest.

1. Be pro...

August 19, 2018

In the week since my #emptynestloadiing post, texts and invites have started coming in from my friends to hang with them or to come visit. I appreciate them all and value the importance of a strong and diverse network built over years/decades. 


This got me thinking abo...

August 9, 2018

As my babygirl leaves for college in 2 weeks (heartache), I know she will thrive but I will miss her terribly. Just getting used to babygirl 1 being away and i know this will be MUCH harder. Change is difficult ( and there will be tears), but In the spirit of acceptin...

August 5, 2018

With adulthood comes the need to prioritize how we spend our time and who we spend it with. Deciding which battles to fight and knowing when to walk away. We are all busy, juggling a myriad of roles and responsibilities while still trying to enjoy life.

Time is fini...

July 11, 2018

 So, tonight, an old friend who knew how much we (my family)liked scrabble said we were ‘like one whole block of scrabble”. 


I thought about it for a few minutes and realized that not only did i like the analogy, it was complimentary and described my outlook on life.

Lif...

June 29, 2018

As I’ve gotten older, I have embraced the word NO. It’s a powerful, single syllable, 2 letter word that conveys a message , no modifiers or qualifiers needed.

I say NO often- no maybes,ifs,buts or apologies.


I say NO because...


1. It is my responsibility to know my li...

March 27, 2018

Most Moms rock at these and have the skills to run the World but single moms get extra credit!!!
Here’s why....

1. They Perfected the art and science of multitasking and prioritization.

2. They can Transition from good cop to bad cop to good cop seamlessly and without...

March 26, 2018

Do you strive to be the best at everything? Some things? Any thing?

Reality check- we have to acknowledge the fact that we really can’t be best at everything or even somethings. In the tiniest, minuscule probability you could be the best at 1 thing and that usually take...

March 23, 2018

Living your best life requires balancing the past and the future with your feet firmly planted in the present. A balanced life makes the present the focal point, the fulcrum.  It is important to grow from our past experiences and to plan for the future,  however we hav...

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