The Music Mom: Eileen Carey

Timeless Touching Tales: 7 Short (but Sweet) Mom Stories That Will Inspire You to Be the Best Mother You Can Be

I recently stumbled upon a series of touching stories about moms that will inspire you to hang in there, despite the many ups and downs of life. I hope these 7 short – but oh so sweet – tales warm your heart like they did mine

From Abraham Lincoln to Stevie Wonder, 10 Quotes About Mom on Her Special Day

Today is the big day. As we spend time celebrating Mother’s Day and reflecting on what our moms mean to us,  I thought it’d be fitting (and fun) to look at 10 quotes that perfectly express the love… Read More

Mom on the Mind: 5 Thoughtful Gifts for Mother’s Day

With us now just under two weeks away from this year’s Mother’s Day (May 14), it is the perfect time to begin pondering creative new gift ideas for our favorite person in the entire world. After all, a… Read More

Mimicking Mom: A Life Well-Lived Is the Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift

Mother’s Day is a time to look back, an opportunity to reflect on how caring and supportive our moms have been. As it should be, Mother’s Day is a day for showing appreciation for the countless ways in… Read More

Live, Love, and Learn (5/2/16)

“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” – James Baldwin It is quite possible that the eyes are far greater tools for learning than the ears…. Read More

Me-Time: How to Give Your Very Best You

In my last post, I suggested taking an occasional brief break from everyday life to spend time with someone you probably tend to ignore: you. I also mentioned some very simple ways to make that happen: “Time alone… Read More

Sad Songs Say So Much

I always thought it was ironic that Elton John’s 1984 classic “Sad Songs (Say So Much)” is a bouncy, upbeat tune with a feel-good melody. Despite its message, it does not at all sound like a sad song…. Read More