Grateful: Five Things

I remember sitting at my kitchen table after school, a bowl of Spaghetti O’s in front of me, enthralled as Oprah challenged her audience with a regular round-up of the good things that happened throughout the day. Challenge Accepted.

Reverse Gratitude: It’s a thing, right?

I picked up the newspaper and started reading "It's in Times of Adversity When Gratitude Shows Up," written by John Nagy about the recent loss of his mother. As the messages between the lines revealed themselves, I felt compelled to put the paper back down because, well, why did it feel like Nagy was speaking directly to me?!?

The Mom Cold

Look, it may not have been my shining moment, but I did get what I needed in the end. Needed? Maybe wanted. The thing about being the mom is that sometimes those lines blur until someone takes over the house manager's reigns and puts you in timeout on the couch. I am on that couch … Continue reading The Mom Cold