August 2018

Having something to look forward to can make all the difference!
You know t he age old adage, “What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger…” really is true. If you are to reflect back on challenging times in your life, you really can see that you survived and chances are you really learned something from that experience. I believe that this is intentional. This is the way it is supposed to happen. Crazy little thing called life! I do think that some of us have...
Kids walk to school with backpacks.
As a mom with two small children, August means preparing for “back to school.” This means back-to-school shopping, determining after-school care for both kids, finalizing extra-curricular activities, trying to get everyone back on a schedule of going to bed early and waking up early…. All while trying to squeeze in a couple more weeks of fun and cross a few more things off the summer bucket list...
Reaching out to a friend
Friendships ebb and flow no matter what age you are or circumstance you’re in—that is just reality. My co-worker and I were discussing all the “best” friends that we’ve had throughout the seasons of our lives. Rarely have the friendships “ended,” rather our lives shifted and distance and time got the better of us. It takes effort and communication (with any relationship), but I think all too often...
Modeling my new compression socks & following doctor's orders.
I recently had a health scare. After spending an afternoon jumping off a dock at an inlet on the Eastern Shore of Virginia one weekend, I noticed two bruises on my leg. I didn’t think much of it – after all I had been pulling myself out of the inlet onto a rough wooden ledge which became increasingly difficult as the tide went out. I chalked it up to just a bruise. For blogger Rachel Mavity, a...
Enjoying the summer with a stroll on the Rehoboth Boardwalk.
Each year, you welcome the colorful, expansive skies and the warm temperatures of southern Delaware’s summer as if they are old friends. Icy roads, sharp winter winds, and layers of clothing are long forgotten. Even the humidity doesn’t slow you down. Instead, the early morning sunrises pouring light into your bedroom remind you how beautiful these days can be. You feel energized and ready for the...