That fine parenting you cross it?

It's been rainy, gloomy, and gross here the past couple of days. Making less than ideal conditions for us to be outside playing, or to be outside in general. We've been cooped up in the house together going crazy and one can only go to Target so many times with kids before losing ones mind (trust me, I know firsthand). So needless to say, I jumped at the chance to visit a "friend" and her children for a playdate/lunch date to get the hell out of the house....more

Guest Blogger: NYC freelancer, Dominique on Creating Moments

This is Dominique's most recent Guest Blogger entry. I wholeheartedly agree with her! To visit her two sites, click on Searching for Freelance Success and Balancing Act Webzine (for women writers) as well as: Mommy Writers (covers every spectrum for writing mothers) ...more

'Noreaster.... Their First REAL Snow - in Mid-October? ...more

A Manner of Speaking (when they talk, I listen, amazed) Saying thank you is more than good manners. It is good spirituality. Alfred Painter ...more

Check out my blog for Moms!

Check out my new blog: I'm learning as I go with my husband and two little ones and want to share the journey!  My blog is a place where I can share all the deals, thoughts, ideas, free stuff, advice, etc. that I come across relating to my role as a stay at home mom, seeking to live on our budget but still have fun! Check it out and let me know what you think!...more

Don't Stop Believin' - Gleeful! ...more

Tribute to the Greatest BFF of All - Kathy V (victim of early onset ovarian cancer)

Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, and never stops at all. -Emily Dickenson This time of year is inordinately sad for me. You might ask, why? Within the span of less than 5 years, I lost within 6 mos, my mother, my best friend forever, Kathy V, and my beloved grandfather and father in law. Kathy, grandpa and pateras (father in Greek) died within days of each other. ...more

Waiting for the Shoe to Drop.....

WOW! I've been recognized by Blogger Buzz!!!! Here is the link to their 10 year anniversary Buzz Blogger Buzz and the link I wrote about Blogger, called The Isolation and Blogger Gratitude..." I am amazed. I got visitors from being recognized from small islands in the Pacific ocean and my blog has gone global... thank you all who come here and read what I have to say. I hope the words inspire and are profound. ...more

That brings a lot of comfort...


I think it's going to inspire me ...more