I think there is something wrong with me!

By |April 24th, 2015|

I think there is something wrong with me!
A few years back, I can still vividly remember my son coming up the stairs to where I was in the kitchen: tears in his eyes, shoulders slumped. “Mom I think there is something wrong with me!” he said.

To say I was taken aback was an understatement. He […]

I can’t control my teen!

By |April 24th, 2015|

I can’t control  my teen!
You’re right. You can’t control your teen.

And …..the sooner this hard lesson is learned the more control you will have. Let me share a story.

A short time ago I ran into a woman I know at the local grocery store. After pleasantries she asked about my business. I shared my excitement […]

I Am Letting My Child Go

By |April 2nd, 2014|

I Am Letting My Child Go
If you are wondering what kind of horrible experience I have  just been through with my child to make this statement….. it’s nothing like that.

I just got back from 10 days visiting my son in Brazil after not seeing him in 19 months.  It was a beautiful, happy time and my […]

New Year, New Parenting Opportunities

By |January 9th, 2014|

 New Year! New Parenting Opportunities!
January rolls around yet again! As creatures of habit and following all the resolution hype, we start to count calories, to visit the gym, to lay off the cocktails and wine, to step into our new, improved, updated and spiritually awakened self……..and as parents, we resolve to…… OMG where do I start?

As […]

Behind the Mask

By |October 31st, 2013|

Behind the Mask
Today is Halloween, my favorite holiday of the year!  I love to create costumes and dress up as an imaginary character.  Pumpkins and spider webs filled with hairy creatures make me laugh.  What fun to be able to leave the ho hum of daily responsible living aside for just a few hours.  Being […]

Turn off the lights

By |October 6th, 2013|

Turn off the Lights
Having trouble sleeping?
A week ago I travelled to Las Vegas with my husband to watch him play in a baseball tournament.  Excited….yeah! A bonus to sitting for hours on the hard bench was the thrill of seeing this exciting vibrant city.

The first night we turned in early, tired from the travel and […]