It seems right to share a few things about me, warts and all.
Four years ago, I somehow stumbled on an annual event held at the Lutz Children’s Museum in Manchester, Connecticut. Apparently, the museum is the home of the “official Connecticut state groundhog” (who knew?) and every year, she or he makes a prediction about the end of the Winter season. The public is invited to attend the special occasion.
2017? It was a true roller coaster of a year, with serious highs and heartbreaking lows. I am not sorry to see it go.
The staff found it really endearing to see them together. They would sit next to each other at meals and otherwise. They would hold hands. There were smooches. Her face would light up when she saw him, even though she could not recognize his name when I mentioned it. He would beam when he saw her. Her waning speech did not phase him. She was happy.
Right from the start, my girl loved to groove. Perhaps it was the wonderful Music Together classes, which she attended first in utero as her brother made music, and then in the flesh very shortly after her arrival. Our family has an epic brief video of my daughter at 18 months, clad only in a
Now, I am not a fashionable gal. I do not often shop (for me). But when I do, I veer toward classic and well-made. My big fear is that I will buy something trendy and continue to wear it, oblivious to the fact that a particular look has long since fallen out of style. My
About 25 years ago, three girlfriends and I bought tickets to see Once on this Island on Broadway. We were ill prepared for the ways the one-act musical moved and inspired us. Based on the novel, My Love, My Love; or, The Peasant Girl by Rosa Guy, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty created a timeless masterpiece.
Sometimes, it feels like I have got this balance thing. Our children are now 6 and 9 years old. We have hit a sweet spot – they no longer need us to fill every minute of their day. They can amuse themselves, sometimes alone in their rooms, but often together, playing a board game, building
A few months back, Hartford Magazine ran a Readers’ Poll, inviting readers to vote for their favorite people, places and businesses in the Greater Hartford area. The survey was quite a commitment. It included more than 300 categories. When the votes were tallied, CT Working Moms was the 2nd runner up for best blogger! What
Three years in a nursing home is endless. At first, she talked of going home. She knew me and my brothers. She enjoyed my children. She paced the corridors. Later, she stopped recalling names but still recognized my face. Then, her speech declined.