On Happiness, Calm and Being Myself

Read more about Megan and her crazy life over at www.crazybananas.com. Thanks for being here and supporting women writers! ...more

Social Media isn't the "New Toy" anymore

After reading the posts from several prominent bloggers about the slowdown in the blogosphere and in social media, I wrote this post in response.Social Media isn't the new toy anymore. Find me at Craving a little perspective, where I blog about learning, being a parent-as-first-teacher, and life....more

Slow Travel

When you go on vacation do you come back so tired you feel like you need another week off just to recover?...more

Life Lessons from Fish Sauce ~ Asian Beef and Bok Choy Salad

The lesson of fish sauce: Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden. ~Phaedras...more

Never under-estimate the power of fish sauce! The dish looks delish!more

I Need a Slow Holiday (Do You?)

I don't know about you, but my life has been moving at a breakneck pace this month. Every year I tell myself, "I'm not going to get stressed out about the holidays," but inevitably I do....more

Bayleigh - I'm glad you liked that idea too.  I can't think of how many times someone ...more

InnerBliss: The Slow Mantra

It can happen when I am doing something completely mundane... I am washing the dishes, cleaning up after dinner, and I stop. I have not been breathing deeply. My breath is only getting to my upper chest. My heart is fluttering. I am doing the dishes as fast as I can! But why? ...more

Slow day without one of my kids, but still had two!!!

Well today was a slow day, my oldest got to go to his best friends house for the day/night - so he will be having a great day and a great day tomorrow. My middle child decided that it was going to be a day of Wii, since it was raining. And he decided that we were going to play fort in the living room. But fort to him is not putting blankets over chairs and getting under them to play. ...more

Confessions of an Insomniac: Life in the slow lane

The September nights have faded, but the speeding ticket that was handed to me on that horrible Monday still lingers. It is amazing how much of my life has been determined by a stupid piece of paper. On the right path? Until recently, “careful” and “cautious” were two words that never fit in my vocabulary. I was reckless, daring and quite frankly … stupid. Read the full entry >> ...more