My Boys

In some ways I think my boys are more demanding of my attention than my daughter.   My boys are very sweet little guys. At nine years old they are far more kind and caring than I could have hoped for. They don't wrestle with each other or hit. They adore their sister and idolize their... Continue Reading →

Negative Noose

 You would be hard pressed to go through life never encountering negativity. It's everywhere. A fact of life. The question is not will you experience negativity, but how will you deal with it when you do?  Negativity is like a black hole. It likes to pull everything into it in an all consuming way. I'm... Continue Reading →

Stand True

For a lot of us self assertion is of great difficulty. We worry about others feeling, putting our own aside, even to our detriment. For some of us it's because we crave acceptance and what better way to be accepted than to allow the other person to have everything they want?! Being an only child,... Continue Reading →

Rules of Engagement

I've never been a flirt. In fact I'd say I'm pretty clueless on a whole when it comes to engaging in or recognizing flirtation. In most cases I don't clue in till it's too late and I'm stuck In one of those awkward OHHHH......moments. It truly is a good thing I didn't have to "shop... Continue Reading →

Best Friends Forever 

Friendship is a curious thing.  There are different degrees of friendship, and some of them take no effort at all on your part, while others are more of a committed relationship that takes work.  All forms though have value in our lives. I figure that there are three different types of friends. The fist is... Continue Reading →

Are You Sure You Want Yo Hear It?

Advice is a tricky thing. Sometimes we give it when it's not even asked for and other times we aren't sure if we should give it when it is asked for. I think we have this idea that the people we have relationships with (friendships, partnerships, romances) have the right to give and receive advice... Continue Reading →

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