Is It Time To Stop Fighting Your Child’s Battles For Them

In watching a YouTube video made by a mom who wanted to go and fight her daughter's battle against a "bully", I couldn't help but remember my own child's trials and tribulations against bullies.  I used to step in and fight her battles for her.  Did I really do her any favours? First off, I... Continue Reading →

Shocking Discovery: You Don’t Owe Anyone Anything Nor Do They Owe You

Mother/Saint Teresa wasn't as completely unselfish as what we've been made to believe or she would have us believe.  Are you gasping at that statement yet? I'm sure that you are if you know anything about the woman. Yes, no doubt whatsoever she did many wonderful things for others throughout her life and devoted herself... Continue Reading →

Bring Gilmore Girls Back: An Open Letter

Dear Amy Sherman-Palladino, Dan Palladino, Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Scott G. Patterson, Kelly Bishop and Gilmore Girls Cast: There are rumours around the net that have a lot of people hoping for a new start to Gilmore Girls as a series.  There are simply so many reasons why it can and should be done including,... Continue Reading →

How To Deal With An Estranged Child

It's Mother's Day but, I have a lot of negative emotions as a mother.  It's not just today but rather, it's every day.  I haven't seen my only child in over a year and a half.  Unfortunately, neither have her friends nor the rest of her family on both sides as she chose to be... Continue Reading →

Don’t Let Other People Whine On Your Shoulder Constantly

Breathe. Breathe in through your nose deeply now, exhale through your mouth slowly. Feeling better? No? Do it again and keep doing it until you start to feel a bit more relaxed. MELLOW, mellow....mellow. Do you have people in your life who seem to keep talking about the same problems, over and over again but,... Continue Reading →

No One Has All of The Answers To Life’s Problems

Beware of those offering you the way to happiness, success and fulfilment via what one can consider a magic wand way of thinking, eating, behaving or rituals that they claim ensure that you'll have Life in your pocket.  Life doesn't work that way and what works for one, doesn't work for another for we are... Continue Reading →

About Worrying

For most of my life, I've felt that being happy was: Impossible Only possible if everything was going great If everyone else around me was feeling great and doing well I worried endlessly.  I still do.  I worry intensely and more often than not, unnecessarily about everything and everyone who is important to me and... Continue Reading →

Do Unto Others As They Do Unto You?

I was watching tv about a year ago when I stumbled upon a rather comical scene in an old movie.  It caught not only my attention and ear but, it made me both chuckle and think at the same time. "Do unto others as they do unto you," a young boy said, practising what he thought... Continue Reading →

If You Don’t Love Trump You Must Be A Liberal

  It's not quite clear what it is about American politics when you disagree that Trump is a god and the answer to all that ails Americans today.  Somehow, the retort is usually, "You LIBERALS...." as though being Liberal is a dirty word.  Perhaps to hard-core Republicans or Conservatives it is akin to being sub-human.... Continue Reading →

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