Doing What Comes Naturally By Susan Shifay Cheung


March is going by fast and we’ve jumped forward an hour. You know what that means? Yes, it’s coming up to spring cleaning time and I can’t wait to throw open the windows to let the fresh air in. Along with more air and light, I feel the need to detoxify my body from an over-indulgence of rich food during the winter months. As I search my cupboards under the sink, I take out, one after another, a cleaner for the stovetop, one for the granite countertops, one for the wooden floorboards, yet another for cleaning glass and, finally, a…

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Spring Is In The Air….


Still trying to get used to the time change from a few nights ago, I took a sip of coffee and squinted during my morning routine of checking out the weather for this week.  One quick glance was all it took for this mama to break into a happy time dance. Yes, indeed!  It is going to be Spring like weather this week!!!   For this southern girl, Spring time is sweeter than tea.   I noticed the geese making their northern trek the other night and did another happy dance.  It means there will barefoot mornings on the porch…

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Stepping out of Winter into Spring As a Mom


Here in the South, winter is leaving and spring is in the air! I love spring because of its promise of renewal. The days will start to get longer as the cooler temperatures make way for their warmer siblings. The buds are waking up from their winter slumber and the days are getting longer with the recent time change. Many moms also associate spring with the annual chore of Spring Cleaning. A time where we as moms tend to clear out the clutter of our home and clean those places that have been neglected all winter. I always experience such…

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