WHY I WILL NOT HIT MY CHILDREN

I might be one of the rare kids from my generation who was never spanked. I will say I grew up in a pretty relaxed household and there were rules, but the enforcement of those rules was…flexible. When it came to serious issues, however, my folks were firm but gentle. They raised us with compassion,… Read more »

MOTHER’S DAY WITHOUT A MOM

How do you celebrate a holiday when the person that holiday is built around celebrating is no longer with you? How do you embrace gratitude for all that you’ve been given on an occasion that can’t help but remind you of all that you’ve lost? How do you continue to move forward, heart open, even… Read more »

WHAT MOMS REALLY WANT FOR MOTHER’S DAY

Let me just start off by saying before writing this article I sought out opinions from fellow mom’s on a mom focused Facebook group with over 33,000 members.  I got an overwhelming response, with replies still flowing in and noticed a trend on what they REALLY want for Mother’s Day.  Quite simply, we don’t want… Read more »