What Do I Need To Improve?

I would definitely say that there’s room for improvement…for myself and my life. And, since we’re all staying home and trying to get through this pandemic, I can’t think of a better time to try and make some positive changes. I don’t need to completely overhaul my life, maybe just a couple of things to … Read more

Moms and Daughters

I think that the relationship between a woman and her mother is very powerful. It affects everything in her life from her health and self-esteem to all her relationships. I grew up with a mother who always seemed unhappy. When she was a young adult, she was forbidden by her older brother to go after … Read more

Reflection

As I’ve grown older, I’ve started to live my life more peacefully. Granted, 38 is not old but it’s old enough to know better. The need for violence, the need to have my views, my ways, my opinions voiced loudly or aggressively and made to be a higher priority than others—this way of thinking has … Read more

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

This is a question that is asked of us many times throughout our lives. When you’re young, it’s about what college to go to, your career, making a living, and whether or not you want to be married and have kids. When you’re much older and have worked for many years, have your family, your … Read more

Kids Are Kids Until They Aren’t

People feel teenagers are apathetic, disconnected and sometimes downright rude. After teaching for 40 years what I have observed is kids are kids. They learn from their parents and from others around them. If they are allowed to do what they want whenever they want, they do not learn the concepts of deadlines, respect, and … Read more