Monthly Archives April 2010

Blurry

In this photo I believe that I am at a baseball game and  I think that the dark figure may be my child.  I do recognize that this is chain-link fence, so actually…I might be in prison.  Or a mental hospital. I’m kind of hoping for one of the latter because then I know there…
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Reading and my addiction to series books

At the moment I am in the process of reading 4 different series of books.  I love to read, but I always feel a sense of loss when I finish a book.  I want to find out more about the characters.  That’s why I love series books.  My mom introduced me to The No. 1…
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Meditation & Restorative Yoga

Since I began a daily meditation routine back in February, I’ve had a number of friends ask me how they could get started in a mediation practice. So I thought I would share some of my tips and recommendations. If you’re interested in starting a meditation routine and are new to meditation, you’d probably find…
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Just When Things Are Looking Up

Whenever we think we have gotten ourselves back on our feet financially, it hits us. The truck is misfiring making for a bumpy ride and it needs to be inspected. Our car was stolen… yep. It was a lease and so therefor we get no money for it and no car to replace it; its…
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Just an example of my crazy mind

I’ve been told by professionals a few times that I may have OCD. Not the stereotypical OCD – the obsessive cleaning kind – but one that has to do with numbers and things being equal. It’s gotten better over the years; when I was younger, if I tapped one foot a certain number of times,…
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Are you your kids’ favorite parent?

I was reading this post yesterday about the favored parent and thought it was very interesting. When I was growing up if my dad and I went somewhere alone, he used to tell me all the time that I was his favorite… Of course he said this to my sister and my four brothers as…
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Learning Lessons & Following a Dream

This blog post was intended to simply be a write-up about my meeting last night at San Francisco General Hospital regarding their volunteer doula program. Instead, or really in addition to, I get to admit yet another life lesson the Universe dished out to me. The background…. Back in 2007, as my husband and I…
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Do you ever feel like the food police?

I have tried many strategies to keep my kids from eating all the food in one day. I like to buy the kids treats but the problem is they never last very long. I try to plan out my grocery shopping so that they can have one snack (or maybe two) every day, but my…
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