Positive energy leads to positive results


I saw a funny quote the other day. One of my friend’s posted on Facebook, “I’m sorry Nike, today I just can’t do it.” I laughed, I commiserated, and thought, yep, we all have days like that. I have been thinking a lot about attitude lately. I am guilty of spending a good bit of time on […]

Who would you turn to if your child was born with a rare condition?

Christy's Courage

When Christy Cook was born, 50 years ago, her esophagus was not connected properly to her stomach. She had to have 22 surgeries to get everything right! She was 4 years old when she was finally able to eat food like other kids her age! The condition she suffered from is called Esophageal Atresia (EA/TEF), […]

Get ready for boob fest – it’s World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week In August 2013, I wrote a post about breastfeeding for the site Mommifried. I’m sharing it here today in honor of World Breastfeeding Week. The Truth About Breastfeeding, originally posted on Mommifried. As we launch into World Breastfeeding Week, expect the Internet and social media sites to be filled with images of mothers […]

The Terrible, No Good, Rotten First Day of Kindergarten


It’s about time for school to start again, and I’m reminiscent of my son’s first very-bad-day of Kindergarten. The Terrible, No Good Rotten first day of Kindergarten. He never wanted to go back… thankfully that changed eventually. Jelly Bean, the five-year-old, starts Kindergarten this year. Here’s hoping I don’t have to write another post! Here’s […]

Sometimes it’s easier to care about a lion #JusticeForCecil


#JusticeForCecil If you haven’t seen the Facebook posts about Cecil, the 13 year-old lion allegedly killed by a dentist from the United States, either you’re lucky enough to not be entrenched in social media, or you haven’t been looking. I saw two trends. The first was a broad sharing of the posts about this lion’s tragic […]

Maternal health at #BlogHer15

baby Ella

I was thrilled to see that the topic of Maternal Health as a panel session. I wasn’t able to attend, but I want to share what was covered at Blogher15. Because it is such an amazingly important topic. Every mother deserves to have the moment I had with my daughter in the above picture. Yet, […]