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Why? A Tribute to Connecticut Tragedy

A normal school day Playing with friends in the yard Drawing animals And learning the art   Out of the blue a strange man approached He took out a rifle and many were shot No batting an eyelid or blinking … Continue reading

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Parenthood – a job not for the faint-hearted

Parenthood as a concept can only be fully understood by adults once they embark on this scary yet breathtakingly exciting journey. The woman, as the nature intended, goes through the pregnancy fearing childbirth and managing the symptoms, like morning (or as it … Continue reading

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Finding happiness

Struggling through life, you look for the feeling of being happy.  This concept has a different meaning for every person.  Having a great and fulfilling career, a close family, enjoying time with your children…and of course meeting and creating life … Continue reading

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Lessons of Motherhood

Being a mother is a 24/7 gig. You hear it all the time, but you only realize the truth of the matter once you actually become one. You sign up to a job that lasts a lifetime.  There is no … Continue reading

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Don’t be a coward – lend a helping hand!

“The happiest people I have known have been those who gave themselves no concern about their own souls, but did their uttermost to mitigate the miseries of others.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton It is not a secret that we live … Continue reading

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Do you want the truth? Ask a child

There is a French proverb “if you want the truth, ask a child”. Recently, I have come to realize that this proverb is very accurate.  If you want a true opinion about anything,  children will be honest and will tell you the truth.  Whether it … Continue reading

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What is happiness?

There is no universal definition of what constitutes happiness. Wikipedia defines happiness as “a mental or emotional state of well-being categorized by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy”. In turn, Aristotle defined happiness as “the meaning and … Continue reading

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