Tag Archive: happiness

Kindness Matters

When someone asks me (usually, it’s my husband) what I wish for our children, my usual and honest answer is, I just want them to be happy and healthy. Simple, true and it really is what I want for them. Then, I read this article on The Motherlode, an excellent New York Times parenting blog, and…

Give Yourself Time

This week has been a struggle. I know we all have them, it’s inevitable. However, until today, I couldn’t put my finger on what has been nagging at me. I’ve been wandering aimlessly through the days. Staring at the overflowing laundry list of things needing to be done…and nothing. No motivation. No idea where to…

How Much Sleep is Enough?

As you know, I’ve given myself a sleep make-over and I’m currently on day #5. It has not been an easy change since I am a night owl by nature. But, I have already seen and felt the wonderful benefits of getting the sleep I need. You might wonder, how much is enough? There is no…

My Sleep Make Over

Sleep. We all want it. We all need it. And yet, most of us don’t get enough of it. We all know how important sleep is in our lives. We know what a precious commodity it is. We spend time worrying if our children are getting enough of it. So, why are so many of…