We were running a bit late, as we’d stayed home long enough for me to register her for a park district sports class. If we didn’t do it right at 9:00 a.m., she might not have gotten a spot. As we turned right off of our street, habitually following our daily route to her preschool, […]
“You’ll just know…” When you are in love. When you’ve found the one. When you are in labor. When you are done trying to have children. When the time is right. That’s what I have been told throughout my life. But it has rarely been my experience. I choose to love my husband, I didn’t […]
She was sharing their story again, one I have heard so many times and variations of in recent years, since they lost their first child and joined our group. It’s a sad story, but also one filled with love, hope and determination to build their family. This time she compared how it feels trying to […]
I decided to exercise on my own at home today, while the kids were at school. I used a Yoga Studio app, which I downloaded months ago, for the first time, doing the 60 minute Intermediate Combination routine. It was a peaceful practice for me and I felt good afterwards. As I sat on my mat, after […]
I haven’t watched Glee regularly in a while. But there was no way I was going to miss tonight’s episode, honoring the life and memory of Cory Montieth (1982 – 2013), who played Finn Hudson on the show. In fact, I watched it twice in a row. The first time, just to experience it, as I almost […]
I am feeling off today and appreciate the sentiment on this plaque, which I bought at a craft fair last month. Wishing you peace and courage wherever this finds you, on this World Mental Health Day or any other day of the year.