Some thoughts about life and motherhood…

Ziplining Grandma

We took our kids ziplining in Mexico to this great place called Xplor. It has two courses with seven zip lines connected together. You start by crossing a tropical forest high above the trees, then run up the stairs to the next landing where you zip off again. As we raced up the stairs to […]

Expectations

We can have expectations of people. The problem lies in how we tie their behavior to our worth. If my child keeps her room clean, then I am a good mother. If my husband loves me, he will know what I want for my birthday. If my friend cares about me, she will call me […]

Practice

I was diagnosed with severe dry eyes several years ago. My ophthalmologist gave me eye drops to put in my eyes multiple times a day. I was given special ointment to use before going to bed. I was told to wear an eye mask while sleeping to keep my eyes moist. I told my husband […]

I talk more than I listen

Dr. James Gills, a renowned ocular surgeon and philanthropist gave this advice when asked how he was able to do back to back triathlons on six different occasions. He said, “I learned to talk to myself instead of listen to myself.” He continued, “”If I listen to myself I hear all the reasons why I […]

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

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Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click the […]

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

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