The Diary of a Happy Mom: 40 and Beyond

The trials and tribulations of an adventurous modern mom

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I will never, ever give up faith and hope

I started the practice of yoga this week and am realizing how much I need this right now in my life to balance my body, heart and soul. Today I’m … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

Giving yourself the freedom to just be

“Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination or forgiveness. Your wiliness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing”. – August … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Uncertainty

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” –Buddha I can’t believe its been a month since I’ve last … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Moving Forward

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you will not see the shadows”  – Helen Keller It always amazes me how life just simply goes on. No matter what happens … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

After the Biopsy: The agonizing wait

Although I am not very religious, I thought I’d start this post off with a psalm that I remember as a child. My brother had this psalm in a frame … Continue reading

September 15, 2013 · 4 Comments

Finding out your Dad has Cancer

The last two weeks of my life have been utter hell. I’ve experienced many ups and downs over the past 41 years yet being face to face with the prospect … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · 8 Comments

A ray of hope

“Hope knows no fear. Hope dares to blossom even inside the abysmal abyss. Hope secretly feeds and strengthens promise.” – Sri Chinmoy Slowly the sun began to set beneath the … Continue reading

September 6, 2013 · 8 Comments

When Life Gets Dark, Stay Strong

“Let me not Pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless in facing them”. – Rabindranath Tagore A few days ago I got the phone call that made … Continue reading

August 31, 2013 · 12 Comments