“Superstition ain’t the way.”

It started with a chair. Well, two chairs if I am being honest, but if you get the reference above then we are automatically better friends than we were before you opened this post. More on that, later. Two years ago, just after we closed on our new home, I went with my parents to the Rago ...

strength and symbols and superstitions and salt.

It's all about the little things; that's what I've learned. *** There are some things that are up in the air right now, and we are in a time where we feel a little unsettled. Part of this is obvious and tangible; we have a POD with the entire contents of our flooded basement taking up half ...

Mommy Gut

As humans, we are often told to listen to our hearts. We are told to pay attention to our "inner voice" and that its words should reign supreme over all else. There is an actual movement surrounding a greater effort to pay attention to our feelings, and while this is something that I would ordinarily get behind (and, in ...

Human again.

It's a funny thing; It has been so long since I have written on here about having named my daughter after a Disney Princess. If you click on that big magnifying glass in the upper right hand corner of this page and type in the words "Disney Princess" you will be shocked at how many ...

A purple shirt.

There is this old saying or belief that has been shared by survivors of near death experiences; it is a phenomenon that has become a part of our culture. Right before you're about to die, your whole life will flash before your eyes. "It is said that life flashes before your eyes just before you die. ...

best of both worlds

I am a superstitious person. No surprise there. And so, as part of tradition (and superstition, and many other keep-evil-eye-away-itions) we did not decorate the nursery until the baby's arrival. We did paint, and I did glue-gun, but besides that, the room remained empty, only to be filled by our daughter, and the incredible love that was born along with her. Now, this tradition had a ...