Avoiding the “B” Word

The girls have been out of school for almost a month now. It’s usually around this time of year that I hear those two words every parent dreads, “I’m bored.” Here I am hoping for five minutes to grab a … Continue reading

Priorities and the Case of the Missing Posts

I’ve missed my last two posting days. They whisked by me like a speeding car on the freeway without a rearview glance. I apologized to my fellow bloggers for not posting the first time. But this time I decided to … Continue reading

Role Reversal: Caring for Elderly Parents

A recent family meeting at a rehab facility where my father-in-law is recouping after a fall has left me pondering our cycle of life. When we are born as helpless infants our parents care for us. We are totally dependent upon them. We … Continue reading

How and Why We Should Bless Our Children Every Single Night…

Meet Sam, my three year-old grandson. Sam lives two thousand long miles away on the west coast, but I know he’s reminded of his grandma each night, because his mom gives him a little message from me before he closes … Continue reading