Someday

Allison Nazarian Bittersweet, Healing, Inspiration, Life Lessons

As the saying goes, “There are seven days of the week but Someday isn’t one of them.” What are you someday-ing in your life? We will definitely travel there someday. I will forgive her someday. You have to tell me that story someday! I’ll make up with him someday. I will write about that someday. Let’s get together someday soon. …

A Word About The Past

Allison Nazarian Bittersweet, Healing, Life Lessons, Truth

I try to live in the moment. Connect with my breath. Come back to now. Leave the past behind, let the future unfold on its own. Sometimes I am able to do all of this. I feel peaceful and serene because I’m doing things “right.” And sometimes, I am utterly unable to do any of it. I feel pissy and …

Why Traditions Matter To Me

Allison Nazarian Bittersweet, Love, Share Your Story

A guest post by Erica Kaplan, aka my sister.   A few days ago my 5-year-old daughter Lily asked me why we still had our “Happy Halloween” banner hung in the corner of our kitchen. She’s right to ask, it’s strange that we still have it up from last October’s pre-Halloween get together. Every year we have people over with …

Having Teenagers Is Weird

Allison Nazarian Bittersweet, Having Kids, Real Life

Before I had kids, I’d  heard all the stories. Everyone has them, and sometimes too many of them will share ’em with you. Lots of them. About childbirth, bottles vs. the breast, sleeping, pooping, bathing, feeding, Onesies…you name it, someone has a story (or 10) for you. It can be scary in those early days, but everyone gets through it. …