The Diary of a Happy Mom: 40 and Beyond

The trials and tribulations of an adventurous modern mom

Author Archives: thirdeyemom

Sometimes

Sometimes life requires a big, deep breath. Inhale. Exhale. Slow, deep and sure. Sometimes I wonder why we live in such a crazy, high speed, frenetic pace. Where are we … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Spring time in MN

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Summer At Last

After a long, treacherous winter finally summer has arrived. The sun is shining gloriously in the brilliant blue sky while a gentle fragrant breeze of flowering trees softens over my … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Clouds have Lifted

“I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains”.  – Anne Frank The last six months have taught me many things. Painful lessons I didn’t … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · 36 Comments

Gratitude

“Above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · 3 Comments

From the inside looking out

“Winter solitude- in a world of one colour the sound of the wind.” ― Matsuo Bashō It has been very very cold. The kind of cold that builds strength and resilience. … Continue reading

January 26, 2014 · 5 Comments

Living in the moment

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment”. –Buddha  What I have come to love so much about yoga … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 4 Comments

A brand new year

We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves, otherwise we harden. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I know I’ve neglected this blog over the last two months. The reason being is simply that it … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · 4 Comments

Back

“Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

Tomorrow

Tomorrow I leave for Arizona. It will be my first time seeing my parents since my last visit at the end of August when my dad first found out he … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · 5 Comments