Donning the Cape for our Kids

“A boy doesn’t have to go to war to be a hero; he can say he doesn’t like pie when he sees there isn’t enough to go around.” E.W. Howe Of all the things we long to teach our children, aren’t the basics of heroism in body, mind and spirit at the core of it […]

Remembering Connecticut Loved Ones By Name

I tucked Liam in tonight and he shared his fears of tomorrow night’s first Tae Kwon Do class.  I listened, we discussed the why of his concerns and I felt grateful to put them at bay.  He pulled me close and said, “Thank you Mommy for always honoring me, and listening when I need to […]

In Honor of Heroes Lost and Heroes Born…Our Prayers Go Out to the Families of Connecticut

Today was to be Part 2 of In Celebration of Closing A Door to Open a Window, but I cannot let this moment pass, this time when anyone with a child, who is lucky enough to still have blessed opportunity, is holding their precious ones tighter and revering them with new eyes in these last […]

Life’s Longing Tolls

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They came through you but not from you and though they are with you yet they belong not to you. Khalil Gibran Today was a day of buzz n’ craze in the name of compassion.  Doctor visits for […]

Mentoring Heroes

We should ALL be in the biz of mentoring the courageous, the true, the present in mind and spirit, the intuitive, the spirited, the abnormal, the doers, the be-ers, the adaptable, the mystical, the mysterious, the unpredictable, the wonderers, the wanderers… for these are the heroes of the future that we are in desperate need […]

Cape-Donning and the Art of Being More

Heroism is a big thing in our family, as an ideology, as an innate option for living and giving, as a right and responsibility that is within us and capable of being realized the moment we simply decide to step inside that phone booth, don that cape and come out with an intent to soar. This is […]