Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand. ~Emily Kimbrough It has been three weeks since my older son and I left for Denver, yet it feels like a lifetime ago. Three weeks ago, we were . . .
“There are two things we should give our children: one is roots and the other is wings.” - Unknown When I woke up this morning and walked down the hall past my son’s bedroom, I thought, “only one more sleep.” I stopped, turned around, . . .
"You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself" ~Alan Alda Two weeks ago, my son gave me one of the best . . .
Adolescence is perhaps nature's way of preparing parents to welcome the empty nest. ~Karen Savage and Patricia Adams, The Good Stepmother My son, once again, feels alien to me. The last time I felt that way was when I brought him home . . .
Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. ~Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book Today's "Feel-good headline" reads: Mom Celebrates The Best 18 Years Of Her Life; it is on my social . . .
"Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness" - Chinese Proverb It's been three weeks since I took the car keys away from my dad. He had been in shock on the way home from the doctor's office; quite frankly, I was as well. I . . .
The disease might hide the person underneath, but there's still a person in there who needs your love and attention." - Jamie Calandriello "Last week was emotional on so many levels - the riots, school, graduation, my dad, and ongoing . . .
"Becoming an Eagle Scout is just about the only thing you can put on your resume at age fifty that you did at age fourteen--and it still impresses." - Randolph Frederick Pausch "What important event occurred on this date in Boy Scout . . .
Once you stop rushing through life, you will be amazed how much more life you have time for. ~Author Unknown At the beginning of a coaching session, I often ask my client random questions such as, “What is your color today?” or “What . . .
"It's always the small pieces that make the big picture" - Unknown Last week I learned our county would be under shelter-in-place until May 31st; a total of 76 days between the time shelter-in-place was implemented and lifted. A lot . . .