Thanksgiving Traditions

As the holiday season approaches, it’s nice to remember the traditions that are carried over year to year within your family. One of my sisters makes French meat stuffing like my mother used to when we were kids. My other … Continue reading

A New Place

My mom will be 94 next week. Her heart’s desire has been to stay in the home my father built for her 65 years ago. She is mentally alert and loves being in her home, but recent falls which resulted … Continue reading

Praying for the Mean Girls

I am writing to you as one parent to another. My heart aches because my daughter has been targeted by mean girls at her school. This is not new. It is something that started in middle school and seems to … Continue reading

Good-bye Summer

For some children, summer vacation is over. For others, it’s almost over. The end of summer often brings mixed emotions for both parents and children. In Michigan where I grew up, school didn’t begin until after Labor Day. I always … Continue reading

A Mother’s Plea

“My daughter is six years old. She’s adorable, sweet, and loving. She has a beautiful smile and is a happy child. She loves to play and would be a good friend. But she doesn’t have any friends. In fact, she … Continue reading