And Take The Rest As It Happens

Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens. ~ Epictetus No one ever told me how emotionally devastating it is to send your child off to college.  I've watched it portrayed on television, in movies and I've watched my sister struggle through the emotional circus but … Continue reading And Take The Rest As It Happens


Graduation Day

Today my baby girl graduates from High School and as with all other moms in this situation, I find myself a mixed bag of emotions.  Wondering where the time has gone and wishing I could have the time back.  I realize many moms before me have experienced this and many moms after me will do … Continue reading Graduation Day

A Bitter Pill

One of life's most bitter pills to swallow is the realization that perhaps you haven't quite conquered the pain of your past demons.  Sometimes these pesky guys find a way into your everyday life no matter how hard you have worked to overcome them.   At that moment, your heart splits wide open as your mind beats you up for … Continue reading A Bitter Pill

My Little Princess

I will never forget the day I pushed my cart through the Target Superstore with my little Princess walking beside me.  No, really, my little princess was dressed up in her full-on Disney Princess costume.   She was dressed as Belle from Beauty and the Beast; the wig, the shoes, the wand (wherever did that thing come … Continue reading My Little Princess