I am reposting this from a number of years ago with some updates. I had only been blogging for about five months when I wrote this but I was expecting to be a big hit right off the bat. Periodically, I like to go back to the beginning […]
Have you ever had to deal with a difficult ongoing situation. It’s never easy. It can cause anxiety and keep us feeling unsettled. But there are some actions we can take that will bring relief.
A true story today. “Jennifer” was returning from her weekly therapy session for her youngest child, Matthew (not his real name). Matthew was born with Down Syndrome. She educates all who need it, “It’s Down Syndrome without an . ”. He is not a “Down’s kid” either.” She gets furious with the […]
No, I wasn’t in the men’s rest stop bathroom. This happened to my friend’s husband. We hadn’t seen each other in about six months and a lot happened to her during that time. (She lives about twenty miles from our cabin and we don’t go up during the winter.) A […]
Families can be extremely complicated. Especially when their is a death. I knew of a family a few years ago that was quite fractured. Yet, when the patriarch of the family was dying, his family came to his side. They took turns sitting at his bedside for six long […]