I posted this about six years ago. My mother has died. When I read this, I felt comforted knowing I had really tried with my mom. I had left no stone unturned. I thought maybe reposting this would encourage some of you who are dealing with someone who […]
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 […]