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Tag: balance

The Golden years

What I know now in my fifties is so different from what I thought I knew when I was younger- in my teens, twenties and thirties. As I get older, I realize that I did not know it all when I was a teenager…

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The marriage box

We are celebrating 24 years of married life this month. And like all married couples we sometimes get on each other’s nerves. There are days when if I said it’s sunny out, he would swear it is cloudy. And if he says something is…

Are we all hoarders?

I really believe that to some extent we are all hoarders. I would never have even put myself in that category one month ago, were it not for recent events. So background: I am a prototypical type A personality. I am a self diagnosed…

Having it all

Can a woman have it all? Do you know any woman that has it all? What does it even mean to have it all? Well let me break it down for you. You have it all when you are on top of the world….

Life hacks by me -travel

As a working mom I am always looking for easier, less stressful, quicker ways to do things. We all know that time spent doing minutiae is time wasted that we will never get back. And that quality time with husband and kids is what…

When the cape comes off

What cape I’m I talking about? You all know the one. The same one you see on any standard issue Marvel superhero. I know this is an odd title for a post, but seems appropriate for my current situation. Most parents especially moms are…

Why was I born?

I once heard someone say that the two most important days in your life are the day you were born and and the day you figure out why. I have spent many hours and many days mulling over this simple statement. I have even…

Are today’s kids fragile and entitled?

  Are kids today more emotionally fragile than we were at their age? Are said kids more entitled than we were? This topic could spark debate for days. So this question came about as I watch my kids and their friends and then go…

To friend or not to friend

Is it just me or has friendships become so much more meaningless lately? It seems that we have a lot more friends but the feeling and meaning behind it is gone. I personally feel that this has a lot to do with social media….

I have lists for my lists

      Please tell me that I am not alone in this. Do you make lists for everything? I do! Everyone I know tells me that I am the most organized person they know. And I pride myself in my ability to be…

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