Tag Archives: sanity

A New Year’s resolution…in one word

With the new year comes the inevitable and universal encouragement to set resolutions. Magazines and blogs are rife with advice on defining and keeping resolutions. I’m continually in self-betterment mode. There are countless ways I want to be a stronger, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Overcoming the beauty and aging paradox

I’ve been composing my Dear John letter to More magazine in my head for the last few weeks.  I’ve subscribed to the magazine, originally targeted to women over 40, for over a decade.  But somehow I missed the memo, a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Reflections on the Epiphany

The icicle lights have disappeared from the rooflines of homes in our neighborhood; the streets are a little dimmer every day.  Yesterday I counted the denuded Christmas trees laying in the gutters, next to the garbage bins, in front of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

When spontaneous parenting trumps 50-50

My husband and I have, mostly, parented our daughters as a team. While we each have different strengths and priorities (I make sure they practice piano in the evening, he’s fun), for the big decisions we strive to be on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A fine balance

“I haven’t screwed up this big in awhile.” That’s the Facebook status I posted on Saturday morning. As I mentioned in my previous post, I’d been away from home on business travel for six days.  I woke up early on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The many reasons I love summertime

It has been summertime in our house for 5 weeks or 3 weeks – depending on whether I start counting from the oldest daughter’s last day of school or the youngest daughters’. Although the pace at my work hasn’t slowed, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Lunchbox notes

Three daughters. Three lunches. Three notes. Guess which one is entering finals week?

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments