Letting go can be bittersweet

The “Toy Story” trilogy has become a popular favorite in the past week at home. While I was on vacation, my kiddos were looking for a movie to watch. They and picked up the still cellophane-wrapped “Toy Story 3” DVD that Santa brought to them...

Calm before the storms

The expression “the calm before the storm” often refers to that down time before a big event, including a storm. Storms pass, sometimes without fail, other times with much damage and devastation. Somehow, we all weather them and persevere. I return to work...

Leaving baby behind

A late-night viewing of TV turned into slumber in front of it. That, in turn, spurred blog inspiration. Hearing the early morning strains of ABC’s “Good Morning America,” my ears perked up when I heard words about mommy blogs alight with stinging...

Heavy heart for Hayden’s family

Perusing Facebook updates this morning I came across prayers, photos and heartfelt sympathies for a baby boy named Hayden Jeter Dorsett. Born March 12 of this year at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, a blog page called “Hayden’s Heart”...