The Diary of a Happy Mom: 40 and Beyond

The trials and tribulations of an adventurous modern mom

Tag Archives: Family

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

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

Girls Night Out

Tonight me and my girl went out for a special dinner. Lately I’ve been so distraught and distracted that its been hard on my children. They have needed me more … Continue reading

November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Art, Love and Practice of Yoga

For years, I have wanted to try yoga. As someone who has suffered for most my life from chronic neck pain combined with a Type-A, high energy personality, yoga sounded … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Port

Today my dad got his port installed. It is the first step into starting the long, arduous process of chemotherapy to kill the cancer that is growing in his body. … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 6 Comments

Silent Sunday

Sometimes it is good to look back and reflect. This is where I was four years ago, of course with my dad. We’ve done many wonderful trips together over the … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 6 Comments

Another Special Birthday

November and December are birthday months. Within a six week period, we have my children’s birthdays four days apart, followed by Thanksgiving, my birthday and my husband’s birthday in December … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

Fatigue

I am so tired that I am mustering up whatever energy I have left to write tonight. Had I not committed to NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month) I would be … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 10 Comments

The Tide will come in

Last night I was perusing through the latest copy of Origin Magazine, which I adore, and found an interview with the American popstar Jewel. I have always loved Jewel’s powerful … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · 5 Comments