project52 • helping vs hindering

My 2 year old son has his mother's stubborn streak. At some point in his life, it will help him to overcome obstacles that others feel are impassible. For now, it is simply driving me bananas. Like most toddlers his age, he wants to do everything "mine self". He wants his opinion to be heard. [...]

By | 2016-10-19T17:37:10+00:00 January 28th, 2013|Mother.|0 Comments

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