A Look Back: Top Ten Reflection and Gratitude Blogs

It’s that time of year when everyone is rushing through the season. We survived Thanksgiving and now the crazed Christmas rush is well underway. It’s also the last month of the year and the last days of the decade. 2020 will be the start to new beginnings and the passing of old experiences. How will…

30 Days of Teal for Ovarian Cancer Awareness

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and September 1 marks the start to 30 days of teal. The month will include gatherings, celebrations and fundraisers across the nation. It’s a reminder to educate ourselves and be diligent with our health. Ovarian Cancer whispers during the early stages so it’s important to listen to the subtle…

Welcome to the New Blog

Hello! And welcome to the first post. It’s not my first time out of the proverbial blog gates though. I started my first blog called Be Positive Mom® several years ago. I was late to the blogging game, but launched it for personal reasons. Blogging was and still is a way to journal my thoughts and…

When We Were Rock Stars!

Today is one of those days that come with some anticipation and anxiousness. I know some others in my life feel that way as well. It’s the 5th anniversary of my sister passing away from Ovarian Cancer. Ugh, those words, the history, that moment we said good-bye to someone who we should have grown old…

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month!

It’s almost the end of September and I’m late for something very, very important about women’s health. I’d rather admit that my post is tardy than not post this at all. Being so close to the anniversary of my sister’s passing, I wanted to take this time in the blog-o-sphere to write about Ovarian Cancer.

Book Review: SARK’s Glad No Matter What

When my sister passed away, things were very foggy. It lasted for a couple of years in fact. It was the grieving process that I didn’t expect or understand at the time. As that fog lifted, I realized that although I lost a very special person in my life sometimes a life changing event can…

The Lawn Mower, A Rock, and The Cemetery

This week is kind of a tough one. My sister’s anniversary of her passing from Ovarian Cancer  is always bitter sweet. It’s a time when I think about fun memories that make me smile, but also a time when I miss her so immensely. Being that it’s fall and also my favorite time of year…

Gone But Never Forgotten

I think this is my favorite picture of my sister Stacy. It was taken in Boston while we were on a trip to see our older sister back in 2004. Our sister moved to the East Coast so Stacy and I headed out for a visit. It was long before I became a mom or…

The Interviews: From Awareness to Knowledge

Happy September 1st!  Where did summer go? We are just about at Labor Day weekend and that means it’s back to school, back to busy! All too often we tell ourselves we are too busy to get certain things done. September is near and dear to my heart because it is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month.   Following…

What’s The Story Behind Be Positive Mom®?

Be Positive was around long before I started a blog called Be Positive Mom®. It all started around 2005 when my hubs and I (before kids) lived in Arizona. We were there just a short stint because soon after our move, my sister Stacy was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer, Stage 4. The outlook was bleak….