Category Archives: Inspiration

Me and My Teen

I’ve been parenting a teen boy now for a year and it’s been quite interesting.  It’s often a challenge because the struggles seem to make no logical sense.  However, it isn’t all bad.  During the calm hormonal spells, we are … Continue reading

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When it Rains it Pours

Why is that when you’re feeling down, things often seem to get worse.  I’ve been there before and also heard from many friends when they seem to be having a spree of really bad luck. Lately, I started to notice a pattern … Continue reading

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Why is ‘Change’ so Difficult?

Whether good or bad, change can be very challenging to handle for many people.  I happen to be one of those many.  This year my family has gone through so many changes and though some of these changes were blessings, … Continue reading

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Parenting is an Exercise in Loving and Letting Go

One of the hardest things about parenting, in my opinion, is being able to constantly love your kids and then let them go.  I don’t just mean letting them go when they are grown up and move out.  I’m referring … Continue reading

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Loss and Understanding

Today I woke up to learn that a neighbor of our’s died of cancer.  Her kids are in 4th and 7th grade and her son is very close to my boys.  I’ve been so sad because they are a very … Continue reading

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Add Some Community Service To Your Life

We all want a better, nicer world for ourselves and our families but what are we willing to sacrifice or do about it.  We want world peace and to end hunger or to have more services in our schools or … Continue reading

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Grateful…

Being 9/11 today and seeing this new Facebook trend of gratitude posts, I felt I should take notice of the good things in my life.  It’s very easy to get bogged down by life’s regular issues, like health, money, work, … Continue reading

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