One Word

My word came to me pretty easily.  I blogged about it before, actually –but it was before the word and I were officially going steady. A number of bloggers talked about picking a word to focus on for the year.  For Christine, it was “Intention.”  For Alison, it was “Do.”   Their posts encouraged me to take a word and make it mine.   (Of course, the word is now Sharpie tattooed on my belly). In lieu of a new year’s resolution, I like the idea of using a word to guide us.  In yoga, we use mantras, sounds that … Continue reading

Finding The Fire

The end of 2012 hit with a bang – but not the kind of bang I expected.  We were sick this week, the kids and I.  Like, “super sick.”  The little one spiked a fever so high on Christmas night, that I was ready to drive her to the ER, until the Motrin, tepid baths, and cool wash cloths lowered her temperature “just enough” that I knew she was out of danger.  My older girl followed suit the next day, and then I came down with a full blown version of whatever they had which sent me begging my doctor … Continue reading