Be Your Valentine. Love Yourself First

Be Your Own Valentine. Let’s make Valentine’s Day a day we celebrate loving ourselves and teach our children the importance of self-love.   “It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you, rather than looking for love to compensate for a self-love deficit.”  ~Eartha Kitt   #EmbraceWhoYOUAre […]

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Shaking Things Up

Behind every strong woman is a strong role model. For me, that was my mother. My mother was definitely a woman who shook things up. And, not necessarily because she was fearless. In fact, I think it was often fear that motivated her. What continues to amaze me even at the age of fifty-six and […]

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I don’t usually do this, but…

I don’t usually respond to negative comments, but I am compelled to do so here because I feel there is an opportunity for dialogue on a subject that many struggle with and is very relevant in today’s times. As the most popular post on my blog, ‘Why Don’t You Look More Like Your Mother?’, continues […]

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My mother and the Pope

My mother and the Pope have a lot in common. Here’s a story about the lessons I learned from my mother. This past weekend I happened to tune into TED talks and I saw Pope Francis talking about- the only future worth building includes everyone.  And it made me think of my mother and here […]

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