• Hopeservations

    A Little Parenting Pep Talk & Ten Quotes

      Not sure what your dream is, take a look at your children. Their dreams should be your dreams too. I am not saying forget your own pursuits and desires, but don’t get so wrapped up in doing you that you lose focus on what they’re doing… That’s when they start to lose their way, when your not watching, cheering, talking, motivating, modeling, leading or actively engaged! They need you present in their presence! Talk about the big things, little things, silly things, dull things and everything in between. Find the balance. Seems simple. Right? Well we all know it isn’t, and parents need pep talks too. Because, let’s be…

  • sunrises

    How Sunrises Renewed My Life

    For as long as I have lived on the east coast of Florida, I have had a love affair with sunrises. For years, I was all about the sunset. Yet, people change and so did I. I can remember being a teenager living on the west coast and my father always being an early riser. I dreading him waking me on Saturday mornings to run errands. It would be the crack of dawn…and I usually felt imposed upon for whatever reason any teen aged person feels imposed upon…but every time I dragged myself from the bed, I had such a feeling of enlightenment and accomplishment by the time we completed…