Flower frogs

When I hear the word “cute,” I don’t immediately think of frogs. But this image of two frogs taking shelter from the rain with a reassuring arm on the other’s back, made me pause and smile. This looks like a love song. Let’s take care of each other.

Learning a language

This is one of my favorite ads this season.  I'm not going to spoil the ending, but suffice it to say that to me,  it almost doesn't matter if he becomes fluent enough for his goal... the important thing is that all this effort IS the language of love, and that is more than enough.... Continue Reading →

Love at Pre-K

I saw a story last night that simply made me giddy: A couple who had been dating for a year just found out two weeks ago that they were each other's pre-k "sweethearts!" According to People.com, Amy and Justin actually met each other online and at a later conversation in their relationship, Justin mentioned that he always liked her name... Continue Reading →

Free hugs

I enjoy sitting in an airport because I get to observe the different folks around me. I've mentioned this before, but the pure joy I get to witness when a person hugs their missed loved one makes me really happy.  This is why I thought Juan Mann's Free Hugs Campaign is simply beautiful. Almost everyone, whether it comes from... Continue Reading →

Christian the Lion

My sister recently reposted this video of Christian the Lion on Facebook. It's one of those videos I've seen at LEAST 20 times on YouTube, to the point where I've probably memorized every single frame. I knew exactly what to expect, but I clicked the thumbnail anyway because I know it will make me smile. It... Continue Reading →

Just like you

I've seen a lot of videos and heartwarming articles over the holidays but for some reason, this clip from Skype is the one that brought tears to my eyes -- even after viewing it a second time! As I have written about before, I LOVE the internet mainly because of its sheer power for connecting people. Whether it's keeping... Continue Reading →

Soldiers reunite with families

I'm not a fan of war, but our soldiers have my respect. To watch them come home and reunite with their families make me happy. Seeing the love pour out of every embrace, every smile, every tear ... it's completely mesmerizing and humbling. I thought my heart was going to explode half-way through. https://youtu.be/gnEnhmrOHwk  

Song of the Day: True Colors by Cyndi Lauper

This song feels like a warm hug to my heart. It also reminds me of my friends and how I much I miss them. Our inside jokes, experiences (good and bad) that we've shared, lessons we learned together, their quirks, their humor, smiling faces, tears, laughter, and everything in between.I wish I can sing this... Continue Reading →

Working moms, you’re Awesome

I was raised in an unconventional household. My father was the homemaker, and my mother was the breadwinner. When I was younger, I  was a little bit jealous of friends whose moms baked cookies. Not that my household is any less cool, but it was different. And being different is not always ideal when you're... Continue Reading →

Better than Dreams

  This is a photo of my husband and I from our wedding day. When we first started dating, I found myself thinking many times that if this whole thing is a dream, I didn't want to wake up. I'm so happy.

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