Moving Out and Moving On

Moving Out and Moving On

Moving out – Good for them, not so good for me Moving out and moving on has been an ongoing topic between my sons lately.  My knee jerk reaction was far from relief.  It was more like searching for ways to keep them hanging around. Flying high… The other day I received an airfare alert (Scott’s Cheap Flights) for amazing deals to Europe.  I’ve been talking for years now about traveling to Italy to visit a cyber friend who lives there.  So…

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Our Child’s Independence Lights Up Our Issues

Our Child’s Independence Lights Up Our Issues

“A mother’s job is to teach her children to not need her anymore.  The hardest part of that job is accepting success.” ~ unknown The telltale signs of this success reveal themselves long before our children pack their bags and walk out the door to discover the adventure of their life.  In fact, it’s been an ongoing progression that we have applauded as our children took these small steps to independence: dressing themselves, walking to school on their own, and…

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Finding Strength in Letting Go

Finding Strength in Letting Go

I don’t dream.   A psychic told me some years ago the reason is because dreaming adds a certain amount of sleep disruption. Since I burn the candles at both ends on a daily basis, my soul blocks any dreams so that I can recoup my energy.   Be that as it may, the subconscious has a way of slipping past the gatekeeper and delivering impactful messages that insist on being heard. The last time this happened, I woke with a…

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