Mother Love Like many mothers, I have had breakfast served in bed by broad smiling children. Yes, on Mothers Day. Some years, I probably did not deserve the honor! Curious? Read on! The Beginning of Mother’s Day Anna Jarvis of Philadelphia began the campaign that brought about the official observance of Mother’s Day. Her mother […]
Women are still under-represented in all levels of government and in corporation boardrooms. At the same time, women are over-represented in family shelters.
Helper’s High One of the most effective ways of building resilience and bounce back from adversity is to lend a helping hand to others. Many people have experienced the boost helping gives them; hence the term helpers high when we do volunteer work. My own experience supports this idea. When our daughter, Kelly, was […]
A summary of Norman L. Quantz’s book, It’s All About Power and Control: Why Marriages Fall Apart and What It Takes to Put Them Back Together Again.
There are as many ways to journal as there are reasons.
It is well known that fewer men than women seek therapy and that is well supported by my case load. Sometimes a male therapist is a better fit . . .
International Women’s Day I remember it well. When I was 21 I had my first job interview after marrying my long-time sweetheart and moving to the city of his workplace. I had applied for a position with the city as an Early Childhood Educator. The interview was held in a city hall board room by […]
Inspired by Glennon Doyle’s Unleashed, Patricia Morgan describes her Truest and Most Beautiful Life and lists100 ways she loves herself; at least tries.
Do you have a good marriage? Discover in The Good Marriage research that indicates key ingredients or tasks for a successful, loving and long-term coupleship.
Untamed My friend, colleague, founder of Bodacity, and women’s business coach Jannette Anderson, started a book club. Jannette’s first choice was, Untamed: Stop Pleasing, Start Living, by Glennon Doyle, also the author of Love Warrior and other publications, primarily memoirs. Doyle is a mother of three, struggled with bulimia, and later dealt with alcohol addiction. […]
Let’s start the New Year thoughtfully before jumping into the goal achieving mill.
Celebrate the Holidays! Happy Holidays! Happy Holidays! Let’s celebrate the holidays! As The Holidays approached, my hubby said, “I want our cards to read Merry Christmas, not Seasons Greetings. I want to celebrate Christmas.” Hmm, but what meaning does he attribute to the word and celebration we call Christmas? What is his TRUE meaning of […]