“Ms. Ryan…we have some bad news…”

I just signed a permission slip, authorizing the senseless killing of my 18 year old son. You heard me right~ I gave permission for my sweet little boy to be killed…by a drunk driver, no less! Even though it’s all “pretend”, the tears streaming down my face right now are very real.   Just the thought […]

I’m So Excited! And I Just Can’t Hide It!

What gets you excited?  And by excited I mean happy and grateful and…well…EXCITED! This may sound weird, but I really love it that I get excited about, what most people would consider “the little things”.  I don’t try to get excited

You Do Some Meditation and You Turn Yourself Around….

And that’s <clap>what it’s all <clap> about <clap, clap> I take that back.  Meditation is not what it’s all about ~ Feeling Good is what it’s all about! Meditation is just a tool to help get us there.  And if you ask me, (which I realize you didn’t, but hey~it’s my blog!) there’s no faster, […]

Breathing On Purpose

At one time or another, you’ve probably been told to “take a deep breath.”  Although it may have been by your doctor or nurse, chances are a friend suggested it, if you were stressed or anxious. I never realized what excellent advice that was, until recently.  Now, I find comfort in knowing that no matter […]

Learning To Be A Mom From My Mom

“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born.  She never existed before.  The woman existed, but the mother, never.  A mother is something absolutely new.”  ~Rajneesh Nothing you read or observe can adequately prepare you for motherhood.  And no two journeys are identical, so there’s no use seeking a perfect script, the […]