Author Archives: lorettelavine

About lorettelavine

Wife, mother, grandmother, registered nurse, licensed clinical social worker, blogger. Parent and child advocate, involved in life.

Changing gears…

After over 25+ years in our home, this is the year my husband and I will be moving across town to a newly renovated townhome. Closing the door for the final time on our homestead where 4 generations of our … Continue reading

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Do you Meditate?

Just wondering whether or not you meditate regularly or otherwise? I am thrilled with a new app which I have downloaded just before the New Year with the hope of beginning a daily routine of meditation, even if it is … Continue reading

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Post Holiday Travel

I am here in LA enjoying some sun and a little bit of warmth. Girlfriends, what do you do when you are away for a few days that helps to make memories to take home with you? In LA, I … Continue reading

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Welcome 2019!

This year I am going to update this blog. It is time for another look at “One Day at a Time”. My plan is to develop a website for women ….women, who are over 50 years old and are not … Continue reading

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Mindfulness…

Mindfulness is truly something that everyone should practice at least once in awhile…it is in a word and ‘awesome’ experience. The following is an excerpt from a piece in the New York Times. Mindfully enjoy it… TRY this: place a … Continue reading

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Michelle Duggar of 19 Kids and Counting suffers miscarriage – latimes.com

Michelle Duggar of 19 Kids and Counting suffers miscarriage – latimes.com. Apparently, there have been many comments on social media sites about Michelle Duggar’s miscarriage and…. many of them have not been sensitive to a mother who has just lost … Continue reading

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December Dilemmas

Another pre-Christmas weekend over….the hustle, the bustle. I, for one, count down the days until Christmas morning when I can enjoy the tree, the lights, the crunching sounds of tearing paper and the giggles over the toys and glittery items … Continue reading

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