The Diary of a Happy Mom: 40 and Beyond

The trials and tribulations of an adventurous modern mom

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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

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

The words of wisdom from Paulo Coelho’s “The Alchemist”

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”  ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist I just finished reading Paulo Coelho’s amazing, inspiring bestselling book “The Alchemist” … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · 13 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

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