East Meets West in Cyprus

Hi friends!  I know it’s been awhile since I’ve posted something on the blog.  Life just had a funny way of getting in the way each time I was about to post something.  Between Chiara’s and Ines’s graduation from middle school and grade school as well as end of school year recitals and sports championships, …

Oh, Hello Again

I’m sorry that I’ve stayed away from this space the past several months.  2017 was a challenging year, fraught with personal loss, life transitions and so much negativity in our political environment.  I spent most of the time away from here focusing on re-centering my family, counting my blessings while still going about the day-to-day. …

How to Avoid Parenting Burn-Out During the School Year

It’s only been three weeks since the girls started school and yet I am already beginning to feel a bit lethargic and stressed out from our usual routine.  The constant driving to and from activities, the numerous school forms, the different deadlines are enough to make any parent seek those dog days in July when …

Fall Exhibits To Check Out

I always enjoy the first September weekend edition of the New York Times when its Art section dedicates a whole supplement to upcoming museum exhibits and shows.  There are endless possibilities of things to check out that I often wish I have an infinite amount of time to go museum hopping and do nothing else.  One day, I …

A Little Plug

Just want to mention that I was recently asked by the self development secrets.com to recommend a self-help book that has helped me the most in life.  You can read the write-up here, where you will also find books that got mentioned the most by other bloggers.   And while your on the site, enjoy …