2014 August | MVP Cancer Courage

Gloria.

Aug 29, 2014 by

Today marks the end of an “era” – for the past 5 years Christopher has had a wonderful nanny named Gloria.  I interviewed Gloria when I was still pregnant to join as a nanny for our youngest son Christopher.  She was a wonderful presence in our house from the start.  She taught me how to navigate my way with a newborn and was with me every step of the way, as I went back to work, and as Christopher grew from infant, to toddler, to sweet little boy.  Gloria is from Columbia and is filled with pride, she took her job very seriously and looked at it like a  true professional.  She was always early, walking into our house with a sunny greeting every morning, “Buenos Dias!” we would hear as she came up the...

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Mothers.

Aug 18, 2014 by

You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. – Desmond Tutu I am so grateful for my Mother.   She is not perfect, but she is amazing.  She did the best that she could and taught me many great lessons throughout my life.  She is a two time breast cancer survivor.  She is my inspiration. She has led the most interesting life.  She was the youngest girl in a family of 13 children.  Her adventures range from having her first child at the tender age of 18, to joining the Marines, to a career as a dancer and entertainer, to a career as an artist and an art teacher.  She is incredibly creative and talented.  In between all of this – she managed to raise five...

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