I am a proud mother of two wonderful children. You’ll find posts in this category related to suggestions of what worked for me, fun things we’ve done, and reflection upon how they’ve changed my life (entirely). This is also where you’ll find my humble opinions on a variety of topics, body & mind posts, and other personal posts that have to do with life in general.

project52 • self care vs selfish

“Please put on your own oxygen mask before helping your children or those around you" ~ Every Flight Attendent, on Every Flight, Every Day. Alright. The more I read and look at mainstream American media, the more it seems that marketing is overrunning reality. In the effort to sell products, corporations are out to make [...]

By | 2016-10-19T17:37:14+00:00 January 20th, 2013|Mother.|0 Comments

Project52 • Sunset

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” Ralph Waldo Emerson [...]

By | 2016-10-19T17:37:25+00:00 January 11th, 2013|Mother.|0 Comments

2013 • Finding Balance

I started a tradition last year on New Year's. Each year, I choose a word, or phrase, to become that year's theme. Last year it was "simple values". I spent the year pursuing a life with less clutter, both mentally and physically. More on that in a post to come... This year, my annual theme [...]

By | 2016-10-19T17:37:30+00:00 January 10th, 2013|Mother.|2 Comments

Project52 • Christmas & New Years

I have written and rewritten this post numerous times. I went the "Highlights of 2012 For Our Family" route first. It included a 2,000 mile cross-country move, a 2 month deployment, Girl starting PreK and Boy attending Mother's Morning Out for the first time, the growth in my business, and a job change that brings [...]

By | 2016-10-19T17:37:31+00:00 December 18th, 2012|Creative., Mother.|1 Comment

project52 • style

Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates. It is of the nature of that in which it is found, whether the poem, the manner of a god, the bearing of a man. It is not a dress. ~ Wallace Stevens Being a parent is tricky. Just when they are completely dependent and [...]

By | 2016-10-19T17:37:33+00:00 November 9th, 2012|Mother.|0 Comments