As women, we tend to fawn over men who have a good relationship with their moms. Maybe rightly so. It goes back to the adage "look at how they treat the parent of the opposite sex - that's how they will treat you." I don't necessarily think that's always the case, though, maybe more often … Continue reading 8 Reasons Why I Refuse to Raise a “Mama’s Boy”
In his short 3 years of life, I've taken him to over 300 appointments. From pediatricians, to naturopaths, chiropractors, dentists, psychiatrists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, dermatologists, GI doctors, ENTs, allergists and behavioral analysts - we've seen them all. Along with a slew of physical health problems, the icing on top was multiple mental health diagnoses. … Continue reading Isolated By My Child with Invisible Special Needs…
I grew up in a family where what was beautiful, nice, neat and put together were praised, while all ugly was brushed under the rug because nobody knew what to do with it. Sound familiar? A lot of people I know had a similar upbringing. Maybe it's normal, but I've learned normal isn't always healthy. … Continue reading Confessions of a Former Control- Freak: Pt 1 – How Rockbottom Saved My Life.
"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment or the smallest act of caring - all of which have the potential to turn a life around." - Leo Buscaglia "The more you compliment people, the less valuable your feedback is. I only pay a compliment … Continue reading Just Give the Stranger a Compliment.
No, I'm not a Christian who's pro-choice. Like many of you, I too am pro-life. When voting, I also select candidates whose values are most in line with my beliefs - who don't agree with murder of innocent lives. I also happen to be a single mom. A single mom who once was pressured to … Continue reading A Note From a Single Mom: Christians, We Need More than Just Your Opinions on Abortion.