The Diary of a Happy Mom: 40 and Beyond

The trials and tribulations of an adventurous modern mom

Category Archives: Inspiration

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

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

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

Eye Candy

November is always a hard month. It is the onset of winter and everything is brown and barren. It is cold. The days are short and the sun sets well … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

The bench

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.- Confucius   

November 23, 2013 · 2 Comments