Our Choices Don’t Define Who We Are

"There are primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them."  We all make choices every day.  Some we make without giving a second thought to.  Other choices are more difficult for us to make.  Are you like me, in that you beat yourself up for your … Continue reading Our Choices Don’t Define Who We Are

Do We Teach Our Children Enough Responsibility?

"If you want your children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders."     ~ Abigail Van Buren It's hard for me to fathom, but my son is graduating from high school in a few months.  It seems like only a few years ago my oldest daughter was graduating from high … Continue reading Do We Teach Our Children Enough Responsibility?

How Do You See Your Commitments?

 "There is no abiding success without commitment." ~ Tony Robbins  Do you see your commitments as a 'duty' that you must fulfil, or do you fulfill them in a joyful way? We all have some forms of commitments. From our jobs to taking care of our family, volunteering our time, offering to drive a friend … Continue reading How Do You See Your Commitments?

What Are We Teaching Our Children?

~ While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about. ~ Angela Schwindt. "Eat your vegetables," "Finish your milk," "Clean your room," "Brush your teeth," Do your homework." We as parents are always trying to teach our children certain things about life. But are we … Continue reading What Are We Teaching Our Children?

The Laughter Within These Walls

  "That is such a twitable moment, I need to go home and Tweet about that." Me. "Mom, really, 'twitable?' Did you REALLY just say that?" My son, while he's laughing at me and my youngest daughter is also laughing at me as well. There is much laughter within the walls of our home here … Continue reading The Laughter Within These Walls