Parenting Means Having Some Little Secrets

Parenting Means Having Some Little Secrets

Earth magnets are really cool! We have a few sets — round BB-size ones. Their claim to fame is that when stepped on, they can make you skate across the floor in your tennis shoes, or they hurt like the dickens in bare feet! Large ones? Seriously, I am able to hang the...
Second-Time-Around Mom Life: Messy and Beautiful

Second-Time-Around Mom Life: Messy and Beautiful

Shhhhhhh! It’s that time of morning, when everyone is gone but me. It’s still. It’s quiet. It’s golden! Honestly, it’s only 7:45 am and my pillow beckons as I make up my bed. The 6 am alarm was unwelcome today. I think crashing back in sounds lovely. Then I remember —...
Acceptance Is More Than Tolerance

Acceptance Is More Than Tolerance

Rejection hurts. But sometimes I think mediocrity towards a person hurts worse. I grew up hearing, “Hate the sin; love the sinner.” And since we all are guilty of sin . . . let’s just give everyone a big giant love fest! Gotta hug for me? I need a big ol’ dose of...
New Kid in Town Blues

New Kid in Town Blues

She looked completely dejected — head thrown back, eyes staring, body slumped. “What’s up, Love?” Deep sigh. Rolling eyes. Outburst. “I don’t have any friends. I’m new. The girls all pair off, and the one I had over for the play date only plays with her best friend...
A Good Read Or Good Nap?

A Good Read Or Good Nap?

It’s a much-needed lazy afternoon, as we retire from the brunt of the Cayman Islands sun. It’s quite hard to force myself to leave these pristine, emerald waters and white sand, but I know a good read and a rest is what everyone needs. I’m pushing...
Choosing Home, Choosing Community

Choosing Home, Choosing Community

I was actually washing my face and putting on a quick facial when it dawned on me—I am choosing a new kind of freedom for Karl and me and the girls. The freedom to move to a new place of our own choosing, a smaller place, a community. A place like us, for us. We are...

Nelda Sue Yaw is a Texas-based philanthropist, investor, artist, and producer with a unique mission: to help others overcome obstacles, find their true path, and live an inspired, joyful life. Nelda.com LLC is Nelda’s incubator, and provides infrastructure and resources to accelerate the growth and success of various projects and causes core to Nelda’s philosophy. This companion web site, www.nelda.com, is a clearinghouse for these activities, and also produces and delivers a powerful content channel which amplifies the voices of Nelda.com’s many participants and projects, and brings synergy to the entire effort.

Nelda Sue Yaw is a Texas-based philanthropist, investor, artist, and producer with a unique mission: to help others overcome obstacles, find their true path, and live an inspired, joyful life. Nelda.com LLC is Nelda’s incubator, and provides infrastructure and resources to accelerate the growth and success of various projects and causes core to Nelda’s philosophy. This companion web site, www.nelda.com, is a clearinghouse for these activities, and also produces and delivers a powerful content channel which amplifies the voices of Nelda.com’s many participants and projects, and brings synergy to the entire effort.