The Diary of a Happy Mom: 40 and Beyond

The trials and tribulations of an adventurous modern mom

Tag Archives: NaBloPoMo

Thought of the day

A good friend of mine decided to send me a “thought of the day” every Monday as a way to help support and inspire me. I am a great lover … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Today I’m moving on

Today happens to be a very special day. It is my son Max’s 9th birthday. Nine years ago at 6:51 pm I delivered my first child and became a mother. … Continue reading

November 11, 2013 · 4 Comments

Today I promise to accept what I cannot change

Today I promise to accept what I cannot change.  Today is an extremely hard day. The reality of my dad’s cancer has set in and I am numb. I hurt … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · 4 Comments

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

Wordless Weekend

Sometimes pictures speak a thousand words….

November 8, 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

Changing seasons

It snowed last night. Today I woke up to a whole world sprinkled in a light dusting of white. It was spectacular. I love the snowy pumpkin as for me … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Raising smiles

It is that time of year again. November marks the birthdays of my two children Max and Sophia, born two years and four days apart.  I still can’t believe the … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Keeping your body and mind alive and well

“The body is a sacred garment. It’s your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with, and it should be treated with honor”. … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The power of a positive attitude and taking each day as it comes

“We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them”. – Kahil Gibran Lately I’ve been struggling hard with my father’s illness. Some mornings I wake up to darkness … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · Leave a comment