This morning I witnessed an exchange between a mother and a child. I missed the beginning, but caught on quickly — the debacle was about a pair of rubber boots that had grown too small: Child: *crying snot and tears* Mother (seemingly annoyed): Stop crying!! The boots are too small. I have to take them … More Why crying is good for you
Even at a young age I knew I wanted to have a child, but it wasn’t a priority. I never, not once, doubted that I would have any issues having a baby when the time was right. At 20 years old my life changed when I married a family. I was neither prepared nor did … More EggDonationFriends – Helping you make the best choice
As a toddler I fell down the stairs and busted my head open. I needed stitches. I don’t remember the pain, but I remember blood. A lot of blood. It was a precursor of many more childhood accidents that would require stitches, bandages, casts, and crutches. When I started getting migraines as a teenager, I … More You are worthy!
I’m not impressed by money, social status or job title. I’m impressed by the way someone treats other human beings. -Motivation for Smart People via Her View From Home I read this quote the other night after a few emotional weeks of change. We have sold our home in May 2018, before that we packed … More You don’t impress me much…
Hi! I’m Nina. Leicht-Crist. It used to only be Leicht, but when I got married the then-feminist in me thought, “why should I give up my name?” Also my dad’s father aka Opa sort of nagged me to keep my name. While said Opa really plays no major role in my life and to contrary … More Who do you think I am?
If you look up “sweet tooth” in the dictionary, you will find a picture of me. Yes, I admit. I am a dessert lover. It goes without saying that if you invite me for cake and coffee my heart will be happy. I am a German through and through… in that aspect anyways. Did somebody … More Nina’s fruit cobbler recipe
“Everything happens for a reason,” someone told me (more than once) and I admit, often I didn’t see it until I looked at my life in hindsight. Understanding the past, helps me move on. I hope the knowledge gained will improve the future; yet sometimes I still get stuck. My thoughts are powerful. They grab … More Because I knew you, I have changed for good
For years I’ve been half-joking that I need botox. Botox is an injection to temporarily change and improve the look of wrinkles, crow’s feet, and frown lines especially on the forehead and face. The truth is for at least ten years I’ve planned to get it on my 40th birthday. But when I looked … More My experience with Dysport (abobotulinumA)
We went to Walt Disneyworld in Orlando, Florida last November. And when I say world, I mean all of it! Every single little bit of Walt Disney World in four days. Yes, you read that right! Four days of family fun! Four days of smiles. Four days of walking, sweating, waiting in line, and eating … More Our Walt Disney World Family Fun
Dear Son, There has been silence between us for many years and it is time that I share my truth, because no time is better than the present to make a change. You’ve been angry. As you should be. You were just a kid when your parents divorced. That was not fair and definitely not … More Dear Son, remember the good!