Awaken Your Magic…

Every day I consciously look for moments of magic in the midst of my often busy, sometimes crazy, day. I hope my moments inspire you to look for your own…

Father’s Dad Tribute

A few weeks back, I shared a Mother’s Day tribute post. So with the arrival of Father’s Day, and my Dad’s birthday  being just around the corner, I thought back on one of my most special Dad memories. My Dad’s birthday is on the 4th of July. For years we woke to the mixture of him blasting John […]

My Boy’s Journey to Manhood

As my 18-year-old son prepares to graduate from high school in just a couple of weeks, a stroll down memory lane led to this piece I’d written six years ago. There’s such magic in seeing the connection between those boyhood moments and his emergence into manhood… When Tucker was a little guy, he’d fashion fishing poles out of sticks and […]

On Mother’s Day

As Mother’s Day approaches, I’ve been thinking about my role as Mom and wondering what childhood memories will really stand out for my kids as they grow older. I assumed it would be those really extraordinary times, the ones that take lots of planning and big effort… The trips into Boston to the Museum of […]

Why I Wake Early

Years ago, a dear friend introduced me to the gorgeous poetry of Mary Oliver. Although I adore so many of her poems, one in particular provided inspiration then, and has done so for many years since. And this beautiful spring morning was no exception. My hubby and I were both awake at 5:45. “How about a walk?” […]

10 Lessons on Having a Preemie

10 Lessons on Having a Preemie 1.) You didn’t do anything wrong.  After having a preemie, it is completely normal to feel guilty, ashamed and terribly afraid after giving birth to a preemie, but It Is Not Your Fault. You might never know Why your baby arrived early and sometimes you have to let go of the Why in order to move forward. 2.) Not everyone […]

Letting Go

Last week I felt an unexpected surge of courage and decided to email Arianna Huffington directly and pitch her a story idea. Not only was I surprised that she replied two hours later, but was also surprised to learn that she’d left her position at the Huffington Post to start a new company called Thrive […]

…did you discover any moments of magic today?

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