A New Year’s Hope for Radical Acceptance, Greater Kindness and Deeper Truth

“Don’t you find it odd,” she continued, “that when you’re a kid, everyone, all the world, encourages you to follow your dreams. But when you’re older, somehow they act offended if you even try.” ~ Ethan Hawke, The Hottest State   On this New Year’s Eve, I am looking inward and claiming my personally perceivedContinue reading “A New Year’s Hope for Radical Acceptance, Greater Kindness and Deeper Truth”

Healthy Eating, Simplified

Nothing tastes as good as being healthy feels. ~Author unknown Before I go on about the ways I have simplified the task of feeding my family, I want to say that it has been a long road getting here and I’m not quite sure the path to eating perfection will ever be attained, nor shouldContinue reading “Healthy Eating, Simplified”

In Gratitude for Adoption: Giving Thanks Day Six (30 Days of Thanks)

However motherhood comes to you, it’s a miracle. ~ Valerie Harper, Adoptive parent About nine months after my husband and I were married, we felt ready to begin a family. Unfortunately, our journey to parenthood came with unexpected struggle, a litany of infertility issues and repeat miscarriages. (We lost our first four children in thatContinue reading “In Gratitude for Adoption: Giving Thanks Day Six (30 Days of Thanks)”