When the Universe Speaks to You… LISTEN.

About 5 years ago, I made a very clear pact with myself: I was going to stop trying to MAKE everything happen the way I thought it should, and try to be more aware of the signs the universe might throw my way... in any shape or form. I have somewhat stayed true to that pact, but every now and then I need a swift kick in the butt to remind me of my promise.

Toddler- Another Version of Your Very Drunk Friend

The other night, I was performing the ridiculous, adorable-yet-annoying nightly bedtime routine for Jumping Bean, who is about 3.5 years old.  Over the course of 15 minutes, she managed to perform the following (in no particular order): Snuggle on me as if I was leaving the country the next day Scream obscenities at me and