“be open and receptive to love.”

Birthday girl, Dina, ironically gave me a gift yesterday in the form of serenity and clarity as she shared this quote: "Be ready for love when it does come. Prepare the field and be ready to nourish love. Be loving, and you will be lovable. Be open and receptive to love."  First let me say … Continue reading “be open and receptive to love.”

remind me that i’m older, to be brave, smart, sweet, and bolder.

If someone were to ask me how my week went then I might very well have to plead the fifth.  I've crammed so much into these last few days that I'll fail to remember it all.  However, I will report that I'm feeling much better since my last post and, for me, that's what matters … Continue reading remind me that i’m older, to be brave, smart, sweet, and bolder.

the nanny diaries: my weekend with max

"Oh, and when you figure out, Love is all that matters after all. It sure makes everything else, seem so small."  Carrie Underwood sang these words (to me) and captured my attention today as I rode the bus this morning on my way to our new work office (finally) in downtown Chicago.  I thought of … Continue reading the nanny diaries: my weekend with max

i’m not a princess. this ain’t a fairy tale.

~ Once in awhile, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale. ~   One of my little BFFs, Michella, asked me yesterday if there was a boy (in my life), to which I gave a blushing "Maybe... Kinda...I don't know...I hope so" response.  The 7-year old (going on … Continue reading i’m not a princess. this ain’t a fairy tale.

seren-dipity-doo-dah

Maybe our mistakes make our fate...without them what would change our lives? Maybe if we had never veered off course we wouldn't fall in love, have babies, or be who we are. After all, things change, people come into your life and they go. But it's comforting to know that the ones you love are always in … Continue reading seren-dipity-doo-dah