I know many of us have had some exposure to autism. But not many of us have had to live with it day in and day out. From afar it might not seem like fodder for a blog post on LOVE. But actually it is just the element that makes love appear and grow. It certainly has in Kassandra’s heart and home. It is time for Guest Blogger Post #13 and may your heart appreciate her perspective on what “normal” is really like!
I realize this is Post #12 of the Guest Blogger Month of LOVE, but I could also title this one Monday Motivation. Why? Because today’s author is Nicola Feustel and she is one of the most motivational people I have ever met. Well, technically we haven’t met in person yet, but we have a date in our diaries. She too lives in London and is a personal fitness coach, with emphasis on Body Positivity and Health at Every Size. One of the things that is important in the BoPo movement is honesty and acceptance. When you read Nicola’s LOVE story you will get the sense that this woman embodies both those words.
As we begin a new month, Yankee Doodle Paddy is also welcoming back one of the most popular series to hit the blogosphere. Last year for the first time ever, during the month of February, I hosted a series of posts with guest bloggers. One guess on the theme? Continue reading
Today is a National Holiday in America. It is the birthday of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who would have been 89 years old today. His life on earth was too short, having been assassinated at the age of 39 years old. But the Civil Rights Leader’s legacy has continued on inspiring, motivating and teaching others about LOVE. Continue reading
Last year Hubby and I spent our anniversary in Kenya, Africa. I wrote several posts about why were were there. But of course the post on this date last year wasn’t so much about our time with the great people of Dandora but about us: A married couple, best friends and soulmates forever more! I titled it Two Become One. Continue reading
I recently had the pleasure of attending the famous Upcycled Chair Workshop at Kyle Lane in Clonmel, Ireland. From the moment I first met owner Joanne Condon it was like I was hugging a long lost friend. We met each other through Snapchat last year, so it was wonderful to finally meet in person. Spending my Sunday afternoon with Joanne and seven other eager participants was one of the most memorable experiences I will not soon forget! Continue reading
Why. If you are a stickler on punctuation you’ll notice I didn’t put a question mark after my why. Why? Because I wasn’t asking a question until just that last why. I was announcing what I want to talk about today, which is the topic why. I feel like this word ‘why’ is a dying art form. When we are kids we ask why all the time, and for some moms (not me) the word drives them up a wall. But somehow kids have it right. They want to get into the center of the golden circle of every topic on life. That golden circle is the why. Continue reading