FINDING MICKEY

A smile comes to my face as I hear all the laughter and music around me today. The sun shines so brightly and moms, dads and kids are swimming, dogs are barking and scattered nearby are all the water toys waiting and ready. The beach is packed and it couldn’t be a...

A Day Where Grief & Joy Can Co-exist

Mother’s Day has always brought many emotions for me at various times of my life. Speaking with friends I believe it is a universal feeling. I had what feels like a lifetime of Mother’s Day celebrations focusing on my own amazing mother and have many cherished...

33 Forever Mom, Still

I wake up this morning and realize it’s May! Always one of my absolute favorite months of the year! It is when the calendar turns and the colors of the flowers become vibrant. The lilacs start to bloom and their fragrance brings me back to the day I brought my...

“Mom, I just met Derek Jeter!”

The shocking, jaw-dropping text came through to my cell phone during a casual late night business meeting with some friends. I re-read the text, showed it to my husband, and excused myself as I stepped out of the room. With a text like this I must pre-empt that at one...