Happy No Matter What

There is a two hour window of time in my day I call the witching hour. It’s right after I get home from picking the twins up from preschool. I’m in the kitchen getting ready for dinner. All three of my kids – my four- year-olds and my two-year-old — are there at my feet [...]

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Dec.7.2011

Take Pride in Your Dorky Side!

“The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you’re uncool.” – Quote from Almost Famous You’re probably acquainted with your inner critic or your inner child or even your inner lizard… but today I’d like to introduce you to someone else I think you ought to know. [...]

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Anthony, my 19 month old son, was playing with a train at the Sip and Play Café a few months back. As he was innocently pushing the train around the track, another toddler shoved him in the chest. Stumbling to regain his footing, he turned to me with a look of pure shock, then started to cry. That look– the lips all puffed out, tears streaming down his cheeks — breaks my heart every time. Immediately I scooped him up and bought him a cupcake. I placed the cupcake in front of him and all became right with the world once again.

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Aug.24.2009

How Does Happy Really Feel?

I love wine. I like to enjoy a nice rosé on a warm summer evening. I like to go out to a fine restaurant and order a fancy bottle. Fine, I will also disclose that I have a particular weakness for champagne which I am fond of consuming while watching reality TV.

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