When What You Love Comes Back to Bite You…

or kick you or scream in your face. Yes, I am speaking from experience and unfortunately, I'm not speaking metaphorically. I have two beautiful daughters who are intelligent, insightful, sensitive and stubborn. Lately, my eldest has been exhibiting behaviors I thought we left in the past. She is throwing epic…

Peace and the Modern Mom

I have been cleaning my house for most of the day today. I always get annoyed when I do any level of real cleaning because inevitably the rooms I am not actively cleaning get trashed by the girls while I'm cleaning another section of the house. ┬áThen, I find something…

Letting Go…

I had another first as a mother last week. My eldest daughter, Sylvie, had the opportunity to go to gymnastics camp for the week. It is a 9:00 am to 5:00 pm day camp. The longest she has ever been away from me for a camp or class environment is…

Happy Mother’s Day!

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="219"] Sharing the princess lollipop from Disneyland[/caption] Today is my fifth Mother's Day. Many of these days have included some sort of special brunch out with my family. I adore my family and I love spending time with them, creating memories that will hopefully last a lifetime.…