Monthly Archives: February 2010

Cancer Free Diet

Well… I gave myself a day to let this whole thing sink in. I’m still overwhelmed but kind of excited. I feel like this an opportunity to make some positive change. So, on to the diet. Well, maybe diet is … Continue reading

Posted in cancer, lent, nutrition | 1 Comment

Into the Lenten Unknown…

I feel as though I may have been a bit rash yesterday. The issue at hand is still very real, and very important to me, but the immensity of the project at hand is overwhelming. Globally, more than 10 million … Continue reading

Posted in cancer, lent | 1 Comment


I’ve been having trouble deciding what to give up for Lent this year. I’m a bit of a lukewarm Anglican but I’ve always liked the idea of making a commitment for Lent as an outward expression of faith. In years … Continue reading

Posted in cancer, lent | Leave a comment

Snow day…

This should make for an interesting day. My childcare provider had surgery last night (and still offered to take the boys today. M – I know you are reading and you should know you are a crazy woman!) and it’s … Continue reading

Posted in work-at-home | Leave a comment

Help Wanted…

I don’t know if it was an writing exercise, or a lesson in life, but I was recently challenged to write a help wanted ad as if I were hiring out my job as mother. Here is the result: Wanted: … Continue reading

Posted in motherhood | 1 Comment

I was sitting around a table tonight with a bunch of women who read my blog. What a strange experience. One of the nice things about writing is that the writer is generally not there when people are reading it. … Continue reading

Posted in blogging | 4 Comments

Resolve Update: Getting Better

I swept the floor three times today. I’m currently on my fourth sink of dishes. My day began at 4 am with the Little Dude waking just as The Husband left. He eventually went to sleep but made sure I … Continue reading

Posted in breathe, gratitude, motherhood, resolve | Leave a comment

A Legacy of Words…

I have never had nothing to read… please excuse the double negative but it seemed necessary here. There have always been unread books on my shelf. The ones waiting for me now range from mindless fiction to the Tibetan Book … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Courage to Grow Up…

It’s the moments of victory that make parenting a teenager rewarding… and no, I don’t mean that in an ‘I told you so’ way. It’s seeing victory on your child’s face. It’s seeing something you have tried to teach or … Continue reading

Posted in motherhood, The Girl | 2 Comments