Tag: Family

A Mom’s Favorite Words

  Mother is the most beautiful word in the English language, says a survey conducted by the British Council. According to the survey’s results, the ten most beautiful words are: Mother Passion Smile Love Eternity Fantastic Destiny Freedom Liberty Tranquillity…

Planting A Garden Of Gratitude

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy —they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.  —Marcel Proust Last Christmas, I came across a unique book called Ferris Wheels, Daffodils and Hot Fudge Sundaes by Laura Jensen…

Falling Into Grace

The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement. —George F. Will I love autumn, with its crisp leaves, brisk air and changing colors. However, as a recovering perfectionist, I’ve had many autumns in the past that fell short of my “ideal”…

Going For The Gold

Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur. Alvin Toffler I come from a very competitive family. We’re not super-outdoorsy or athletic, but just try to come between one of us and a piece of fried chicken! At our…

Mom’s Experiment

I cooked dinner last night. Too bad my oldest child had already done his science fair project—the remains of my culinary escapade would have made a great display. My darling hubby was sick, and wasn’t in the room during the…