Claiming Minutes of Bliss

I love the holidays.  I love family connections. I love the busy, the crazy, the details, the dinners, the noise oh the wonderful, boisterous noise noise noise noise.  All of it means loved ones are gathering together and sharing.  In all our diversity, our eccentricities, on our common ground and in all our different places […]

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 […]

Gramma Knows Best ~ Love Cups, Backward Supper, Faeries n’ Such

My new and fabulous friend Annette Stanwick, posted the most sensational and inspiring ‘status’ on facebook today… “I am so grateful for our two precious grand daughters 9 and 6.. Here for a sleep over. Clay and I love doing things to fill their “love cups.” Christmas crafts spark their creative energy. Swimming with two […]

Bliss Bubble ~ Time to Create Your Own?!

This morning Nathaniel pitter-pattered into our room, “Liam, not being nice Mommy.  He made me feel bad.  I don’t want to play his game, so he ran away and now he’s hiding.  I feel so sad Mommy.” “Oh sweetheart, you don’t have to let how Liam is feeling hurt you.  You can just let him […]

I SEE You ~ 10 Centering Tips to Bring You Home

“We dance round in a ring and suppose, But the secret sits in the middle and knows.” Robert Frost If we look within, really look within, we all know we want to live Centered lives, lives in which we respond versus react, think before we speak, measure the outcome before we march.  Sometimes we are […]

Wear Sunscreen ~ 6 mins 37secs of Meanderings to Live By

If you haven’t seen this, you MUST.  If you have seen this, and you have clicked on here for some unknown, yet serendipitous reason, it is CLEARLY time for you to SEE IT AGAIN. 6 minutes and 37 seconds to remind you of what is essential and what is not, what will empower you and […]

Egad My Kid’s A Guru

And Your’s is Too 🙂 “In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way. ” Michael Jackson We all have those moments when we are simply stunned by the logic and wisdom that slips from the […]

Scream-Free Livin’ … You IN?

“Emotional reactivity is behind every bad pattern, bad decision, and bad relationship. … — we operate out of our anxiety and, ironically, end up creating the very outcomes we were hoping to avoid. ScreamFree Living [means taking ] … the number one step toward creating the types of relationships we truly crave [by] learning to […]

A Time to Gather and BE

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored. Earl Nightingale WoW… The […]

Tap Your Talent to Hear

Day #11 As with any talent that we wish to be stellar at, listening to that Guru within YOU,  requires burning desire, consistent commitment, and practice, practice, practice.  This ensures that when the kids begin to melt and you feel as though you may just melt along side, you can peacefully tap that space within, […]