“Learn to…be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not.” – Henri Frederic Amiel
Every woman needs a friend that is more like family than a friend. This friend knows everything about you, has seen you at your best and your worst, and loves you in spite of, or even because of, some of the cosmic mistakes you have made.
My friend Ashley is the sister I never had.
She recently visited me with her sweet kids and a couple of close family friends, and she promptly wanted to take advantage of the twenty-five-minute drive to the beach.
It might be blasphemous to admit as a native Californian and San Diego resident, but I’m not a beach person. I wish I could solely blame this on my kids, but even before having children I was never a hang-out-all-day-at-the-beach kind of chick.
When my friend suggested a beach day, I immediately flashed back to the last beach excursion I had with the kids.Continue Reading