Sunday, July 27, 2008

Sweat Sexy

Find out how you can pack for any adventure! Read more in my Good Housekeeping Adventure Mom blog.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Free To Roam

The parades are behind us. The fireworks have faded.

But it is never too late to celebrate our personal freedom and independence. During this summer month we can examine our own thoughts, beliefs and actions. How do we express these indispensable gifts in own lives?

How do we discuss personal freedom with our children? Do we model healthy independence?

Perhaps this is the month to develop fresh goals, to create new opportunities for ourselves and perhaps our family members. We have choices. There are options.

We are free to roam. Take advantage of it!

Tuesday, July 01, 2008

A Hungry Calf and Hank

“Here baby. Here baby.” I called tentatively to the adorable, brown and white calf whose mother is unable to feed her. An infection means someone must feed this young creature twice each day. I am an eager volunteer.

I was soon to learn that Mom The Cow may not be able to provide milk to her calf at the moment, but she is not short on the instinct to provide protection.

She stood behind her baby, sizing up the human holding the large bottle, full of warm sustenance, intended for her wobbly, young one.

The baby was equally tentative as she approached me, hungry, but wary. Read more!