Amongst the hustle and bustle of parties, wrapping and then unwrapping presents and bites of sprinkle covered cookies, this season is also a good time for reflection. It seems that two blinks ago we were welcoming in 2017, and now the start of a… Continue Reading “A Time For Reflection”
I am never much of a sentimental person when it comes to things. When my sister passed away suddenly in August 2005, my middle sister wanted so many things of hers while I only wanted a few things I have strong personal memories about. The… Continue Reading “An Old Pair of Hanna’s”
A long time back, I did a post with the message that gratitude starts with attitude. At Emma’s age, it is hard to teach about gratitude. Kids at this age are naturally self-centered and sometimes it is hard to break through. Here are two things… Continue Reading “The Season of Giving”
I’m not good at working at night. I am much better getting up in the morning to get in some writing. I don’t like always having to spend the time Emma is in school and in classes always writing. Sometimes, I have to run… Continue Reading “Work Balance”
A few weeks ago, my mother called to tell me that a very close childhood friend of mine lost her son at 18. This friend and I had grown apart some time around when middle school started. Distance, interests, life choices etc. really led… Continue Reading “In Loss and Life”
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