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8 beautiful Mother’s Day quotes for motherless daughters

By | 2018-06-15T10:48:42+00:00 May 7th, 2018|

During the weeks leading up to Mother's Day, every restaurant, spa, and retailer is suggesting how you can "show mom how much you love her." But for those without a mom, Mother's Day isn't everything Hallmark has it cracked up to be. As a woman who falls into [...]

What is tradition? And really, does it matter?

By | 2018-05-13T21:19:01+00:00 April 21st, 2018|

Over the past few weeks, I've spent quite a bit of time grappling with the notion of tradition. I say grappling because struggling might suggest that I've worked myself into a tizzy. I haven't. I've simply been wondering: what is tradition and why do I want a piece [...]

Please stop talking! Your kid needs a little peace and quiet.

By | 2018-03-06T10:34:02+00:00 January 18th, 2018|

Peace and quiet. We all need it from time to time. Sometimes we just need to block out the noise. You'd think an aquarium would be the perfect spot for quiet contemplation. Not so much. I know. I went to one last Sunday along with [...]

Marriage advice for newlyweds – inspiration from the ski slopes

By | 2018-01-15T10:46:33+00:00 December 31st, 2017|

If I were asked to share just one piece of marriage advice for newlyweds, this would be it. My husband and I had a pretty quiet Christmas this year. Our respective daughters were with their other parents (we're one of those families) so it was just the two [...]