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One of my favorite quotes is by the beloved Mr. Rogers… “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers.  You will always find people

Posted in Dreams, Emotions, Gratitude, Happiness, Holidays, Hopes, Joy, Kindness, Life, Love

Children and Discipline


If you are a parent, have you ever thought about what your long-term goals are for your child?  Or put another way, what are your hopes and dreams for your child?  I’m often asked to talk about discipline in parenting

Posted in Children, Dreams, Family, Goals, Hopes, Love, Motherhood, Parenting


rules of love

The Supreme Court’s ruling allowing for marriage equality to finally exist in this country was a very happy and momentous day.  It came just a few weeks shy of my own 15 year anniversary and so in honor and celebration

Posted in Decisions, Emotions, Happiness, Kindness, Life, Love, Marriage, Mindfulness

The Cat in My House


By Alison Patton Alison Patton is an amazing mother, accomplished attorney, incredible writer (her work is often featured in the Huffington Post) and someone that I am fortunate to call my friend.  I’ve never had a guest blogger before but

Posted in Family, Grief, Life, Love, Parenting, Pets, Self-Discovery

Lessons Learned in 2013


In the midst of the holiday season, I often find myself reflecting on the past year.  A big event for our family in 2013 was welcoming a new puppy into our home.  And while Bruno might be the youngest member

Posted in Family, Holidays, Love, Mindfulness, Pets