When You Thought I Wasn’t Looking by Mary Rita Schilke Korzan


….this is one of my favorites, enjoy & share:) When You Thought I Wasn’t Looking When you thought I wasn’t looking You hung my first painting on the refrigerator And I wanted to paint another. When you thought I wasn’t looking You fed a stray cat And I thought it was good to be kind to animals. When you thought I wasn’t looking You baked a birthday cake just for me And I knew that little things were special things. When you thought I wasn’t looking You said a prayer And I believed there was a God that I could…

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Another Way to Show Your Kids You Love Them by Julie Cornell, JD


There are a million things you do every single day to show your children you love them. You feed them, you make sure they have a coat on if it’s cold outside, you read them stories, and tuck them in at night. You do all these things and much more, day in and day out, to make sure your children are safe and secure. You do these things because you love your children more than you could ever express. Another way you can show your kids you love them is by creating an estate plan. Unfortunately, this is one thing…

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No Time Like the Present


The following is a contribution from one of my local mommy friends …..  Recently, I was sitting in a local Starbucks. A young college student came in and my heart went out to her.  As I sat with my latte and computer,  I heard her begin to describe her stress to the clerk specifically the huge academic load that she carries.   Her backpack is filled to the brim, weighing her down – leaving her physically and seemingly emotionally drained.  As she leaves with her drink to bring a sense of comfort (and/or a jolt of caffeine for studying) ,…

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Happy New Year’s Moms!


                                     

Twists, Turns & a Big Ball of Tangled Yarn by Susan Shifay Cheung


I’ve spent more than a few days unraveling a tangled ball of yarn. My kids said the yarn looked like a bowl of spaghetti or worms. Yum, you can decide the choice of image. In all seriousness, close friends and family would say that this would be a challenging task for me. I fully admit one of my failings is impatience. It’s not for nothing my husband teases me about wanting things now, along with a foot stomp for good measure. Faced with a tangled mess, my chattering mind cussed loudly. Of course I didn’t have the time to unravel…

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