Valentine Special: 5 Tips for Maximizing the Love from Elvis, aka The Super Love Lab

Dear Daughters, Here’s a tribute to our late, great Elvis! May we all follow in his big love lab pawprints!! Sing it if you know it! Who’s afraid of the big, black dog… the big, black dog … the big black dog….? Nobody, dudes. I’m a lover not a fighter. I LOVE giving love and IContinue reading “Valentine Special: 5 Tips for Maximizing the Love from Elvis, aka The Super Love Lab”

Why I’m Dusting Off This Secret Hobby for 2021

Dear Daughters, I’m reviving a lovely little activity this year; one that promotes serenity, gratitude, and a more dynamic connection with nature. Writing Haiku! In case you are unfamiliar with this type of literature– A haiku is an unrhymed Japanese poetic form that consists of 17 syllables arranged in three lines containing five, seven, and five syllables,Continue reading “Why I’m Dusting Off This Secret Hobby for 2021”

I lived in Papua New Guinea for 2 years…Here’s what it was like

Dear Daughters, This Coronavirus Pandemic is horrendous. It’s scary, stressful, depressing, inconvenient, and certainly tragic for the many who’ve suffered, died, loss their loved ones, their jobs, their homes, and so on. But here’s the thing. Despite the social restrictions, I don’t feel isolated at all. Not like I did when I spent 2 yearsContinue reading “I lived in Papua New Guinea for 2 years…Here’s what it was like”

ELEVATE YOUR HOLIDAY ZOOM GATHERINGS WITH THIS CHEAT SHEET

Anyone else sick of awkward Zoom family meetings consisting of the same old discussion topics? Or how about those free-for-all family chats when everyone talks at the same time? Then there’s the painful meetings where that family member(who shall not be named) hogs the spotlight the whole freaking time. We can do better. We justContinue reading “ELEVATE YOUR HOLIDAY ZOOM GATHERINGS WITH THIS CHEAT SHEET”

The gifts you gave that made me cry happy tears

It’s not about how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” Mother Teresa Dear Daughters, This is the season for gratitude so I want to thank you for all the incredible gifts you’ve given me over the years. Gifts that made me cry happy tears because they were love in action.Continue reading “The gifts you gave that made me cry happy tears”

10 HABITS To Creating a Sacred Walking Experience

Dear Daughters, You all know how much I love, love, LOVE to walk. I dare say I adore walking as much as Elizabeth Bennett. But maybe what you don’t know is that as a young, angst-filled adult, walking was a form of self punishment. Back then I did not walk with joy and wonder. IContinue reading “10 HABITS To Creating a Sacred Walking Experience”

Are You Feeling Homesick For Yourself?

Dear Daughters, On Sunday, I listened to an episode of the Brene Brown Unlocking Us podcast which featured author Sue Monk Kidd. Here’s a link to the interview if you want to listen after you’re done reading this post. Brene Brown and Sue Monk Kidd are two of my favorite Divine Feminine Authors. These womenContinue reading “Are You Feeling Homesick For Yourself?”

Why a Family Signature Recipe Contains a LOT More Than Ingredients

Dear Daughters, Today I’m sharing a cherished category of women’s wisdom with you. The Family Signature Recipe. Featuring our family’s most beloved course. Dessert! When you girls were youngsters, one of our favorite going-out-to-eat traditions was reverse dinner. Also known as backwards dinner. Also known as “save room for dinner” dinner. So to honor ourContinue reading “Why a Family Signature Recipe Contains a LOT More Than Ingredients”

Wisdom Practices For Creating a Joyful Life of Meaning (from my Grandma)

We are inspired by those who, despite unbelievable pain and hardship, have chosen to become victors. Judge Glenda Hatchett Dear Daughters, Let me tell you about my mother’s mother. Her given name was Anna, but her friends and family called her Ann or Annie. She possessed a sweet, sassy, joyful spirit and a fierce determination.Continue reading “Wisdom Practices For Creating a Joyful Life of Meaning (from my Grandma)”

The Hard Stuff: Overcoming Destructive Habits

Dear Daughters, Read this poem about overcoming destructive habits, relationships, patterns, thoughts. Now read this. I’m a victim and have no power. It’s not my fault. I see now. I’m responsible for my predicament. I walked around to avoid the trap. I chose a completely different path. And this. Despair. Denial. Accountability. Courage. Empowerment. YouContinue reading “The Hard Stuff: Overcoming Destructive Habits”