In Pre-Covid19 day I felt like my world was filled with leisure and carefree travel. Finally into my retirement, I travelled one to two weeks each month. This included going overseas, traversing the US, and frequently visiting my favorite place, Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, where I could spend extended time with my daughters and granddaughters. If I weren’t traveling I would be enjoying horseback riding in beautiful outdoor settings. Joy and peace existed.
Originating in 1914, for the past 106 years Mother’s Day has been celebrated all over the United States to pay tribute to mothers, honoring them for their sacrifice and total dedication in raising their children with hope for a better future and the best for their children. Whether a Mom shows patience vs impatience, discipline vs free learning, structure vs creativity, there is one thing for certain; it is most always done through love. A
As each of us experience our own life’s journey, each of us encounter our very own unique
experiences and an array of people whom we meet along the way. Whether raising families or
advancing careers, we all seem to quickly get into the business of managing tasks and time.
Because the measure of time is limited and thus precious, the question then becomes “how can
we best use our time?”
After retiring from a long and rewarding career as a Nurse, I find a drive toward aspirations in a multitude of interests. In retirement there is the elusive commodity of TIME, time to pursue one’s interest. So, it is in my retirement years I am pursuing writings and education on child development by highlighting the Best one can be. My book of Toddler Tootsies Take On The Day tells of Matt and Mattie’s