Tag: happiness

I’m not ashamed to be a helicopter parent

Helicopter parents are a readily identifiable species: Omnipresent, hovering, constantly scanning the area for dangers (both real and imagined) that might warrant swooping in to rescue their beloved child(ren).  Many people know at least a few who fit that description, and some of us will recognize ourselves therein. Although I do not know if there

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My Healthier and Happier New Year

As you all know, it’s that time of year again. The gyms are packed, shopping carts are filled with healthy food, and there’s lots of talk of New Year’s resolutions. Ahhh New Year’s Resolutions. That thing I never followed through with. EVER. Things are a little different for me this year. The only resolution I

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“Write about how much you hate your life and how everything sucks.”

I was out on this beautiful fall Sunday taking a rare walk with my husband and daughter when, thinking aloud, I said, “I have no idea what to blog about this week.”  My husband, only half joking, replied, “Write about how much you hate your life and how everything sucks.”  And so, in the absence

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