Happy New Year friend! I trust that you made some special memories with loved ones this past week and that you will continue to do so as the New Year rushes in. This week’s Midlife Monday (which was meant for Christmas Day last Monday) has me reflecting still on that one very beautiful word… celebration. … Continue reading Week 4: A Christmas Worth Celebrating AND Welcoming 2018
Welcome to this week's Midlife Monday. It's Week 3 of my 4 Week series called, A Christmas Worth Savoring The past two weeks highlighted ways of preparation and mediation to help you stay focused through all the business of your Christmas week with family and friends. This week I want to invite you to join me into … Continue reading Week 3: A Christmas Worth Savoring
So why do we need a Christmas worth savoring, anyway? Because it all just seems to go way too fast? Yes... But also because it would be a shame if we got caught up in all the hustle and bustle of doing and shopping and running here and there like crazy people. What if in all our … Continue reading Week 2: A Four Week Plan for a Christmas Worth Savoring
It’s Dec 4th already friends! Can you believe it? I don’t know about you, but I’m far from ready for the BIG DAY! - So many things to do! - So many place to go! - So many gifts to buy! It’s the common Christmas mantra for many. It’s the mantra of our culture. It’s … Continue reading Week 1: A Four Week Plan for a Christmas Worth Savoring
The giving of thanks - an empty nesters perspective One Thanksgiving family tradition we have enjoyed throughout the years as a family since 1987 when the Block Buster hit was released, is gathering together to watch Planes Trains and Automobiles. It’s a movie with a story line that combines the best of the good, the hard, … Continue reading 3 Ways to Help You Prepare for the Best Thanksgiving Ever!
Today, I took my own advice. I unplugged. And my guess, Midlife Momma, is that you too, may feel like you need to unplug from life from time to time. It's Okay to Unplug - to REST As a flight attendant, one thing I struggle with is not having a consistent schedule and feeling like … Continue reading When You Need to Unplug – From Everything
It’s not every day you have the chance to get away to focus three entire days doing what you love. Last weekend, I took a break from my regular flying schedule and traveled to Charlotte, NC to attend a writing workshop/retreat. This community of writers I’m part of are all in different places on the … Continue reading 5 Things I Learned from My Writing Retreat That Apply to Empty Nest