Platitudes To Live By

Dear Parent,

I am a sucker for platitudes and dog videos. I read a “mood card” for adoptive parents today that said, Your adult children are the best part of you.  Sorry, but I seriously hope not. Then I read something else on Facebook by Anne Lamott that said, The reason life works at all is that not everyone in your tribe is nuts on the same day.  Pretty sure Anne Lamott is related to me somehow.

Either way, this is my best shot at a platitude that fits my truly wild and zany life: Dance around like you don’t care, sing in the car like you care even less, drink fine (or even cheap) wine every time you don’t have to pay for it, laugh too loud and way long into the night, and love fiercely even when it makes you cry like a baby.  

Me thinks life might not be worth living if it were dull.  Thank the Universe I adopted children.

The Attach Place

The Attach Place Center for Strengthening Relationships

Love matters,


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