What the view from the finish line taught me I once ran a marathon. 26.2 miles and I finished in just over four hours. My pace varied throughout the course, and though I had been nursing an excruciating muscle injury from my time spent training, I never slowed to more than a jog the entire time.… Continue reading On Marathons and Words
Photo Credit Getting reacquainted with the loving act of self-care We’re exhausted. Many of us are overweight. I know I am. A good amount are mothers. Also me. Some of us are already caretakers for ailing parents. We’re holding down jobs… Continue reading The Plight of the 40-Something Female
I'm sure it was Aristotle and not Mary Poppins who first uttered the phrase, "Well begun is half done." Regardless, with a snap of Mary's fingers, she certainly made getting there seem much easier and faster. Well begun is half done. ~ Aristotle (and Mary Poppins) Either way, I'm half done! I recently hit the… Continue reading Halfway There
As the major winter holidays approach here in the States, I’m thrown into the chaotic circle with many other parents of young adults, trying to sort out schedules and plans while keeping my wits about me. To that I say, “Bah-hum-bug.”It was so much easier when we could all dress our kids in their zippered… Continue reading I Know You’re Busy Adulting But Can We Slow It Down a Bit for the Holidays?