Life is better with YOU picture video

December 12, 2012 as we entered the 12th year of our relationship, Dai Manuel and I decided to become ‘Full’ married. What a year it has been! Life is better with you Mr. Manuel – Happy Anniversary! Huge thanks to every person who has been a part and...

Tips for Travelling with Kids (and keeping Mom’s sanity)

There’s no question I adore travel. As a young child I recall getting excited every time we went anywhere.  Whether it be piling a crew of us into the big jumbo jet van for a distant swim meet, packing our entire family up for a California road trip, or the odd...

Little C Amazes Me!

Almost 3 weeks since C began her meds for her arthritis. She wants to document her journey and I support her in doing so, as we have found a number of positive stories online, the majority seem to be originating with a far more severe case of arthritis than what she...

A Really Good Different

So it’s only taken me 2 months to finally put my 12-12-12 memories to my online journal and I figured today was fitting to make it a priority. As Dai and I approach our 12th year since he greeted me  with a copy of Paulo Coelho’s, The Alchemist, on our...

Arthritis it is…

Over the past 2 years Little C has been dealing with stiff joint pain at random times. She has responded to advil for the most part and went almost an entire year without any symptoms or ‘spells’. There’s loads of information out there, and like...

Full Married!

Man oh man is this post overdue…posting in general is for me, but being that I am a scattered perfectionist, I have been planning and waiting till the right moment to compile these thoughts and what do you know, never a more opportune time than THE NOW –...