3 Essentials for Thriving as a Single Mom

3 Essentials for Thriving as a Single Mom

“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s...
The Story of an Often-Flooded Basement

The Story of an Often-Flooded Basement

It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time. – David Allan Coe About three years ago, when my family and I moved into our current house after living four years in Prague, Czech...
5 Ways to Survive Busy Times

5 Ways to Survive Busy Times

“If you are too busy to read, you are too busy.” – Richard Foster   Back to school time happens to be a very busy time. There are different sizes and styles of school shoes to buy, and the right color and thickness of highlighters, paper, folders, and...
A True Scary Story

A True Scary Story

“Don’t be afraid of being scared. To be afraid is a sign of common sense. Only complete idiots are not afraid of anything.” -Carlos Ruiz Zafon in The Angel’s Game   Being scared happens. It’s part of living. And, sometimes it’s what...
On Trying to Be Brave

On Trying to Be Brave

“Some say fate is beyond our command, but I know better. Our destiny is within us. You just have to be brave enough to see it.” – Merida, from the recent (excellent) animated movie, Brave Sometimes life calls us to do big things. Most of the time,...