The best gift we can give our children might be our friends

"Barbara is dying," my mom's voice shuddered, "she is in the hospital." Barbara, or Aunt Barbara as I came to address her, was an adopted family member. I'm not sure who adopted who, but my every childhood memories include her vividly. My mom wanted to make sure we all knew that it was time to … Continue reading The best gift we can give our children might be our friends

Guest Post: Shelley

I am a little sad that my guest posts are coming to an end. It has been a lot of fun getting to know other bloggers on a more personal level. This month has felt like a support group, a virtual hug of encouragement. Ironically these guest posts couldn't have come at a better time … Continue reading Guest Post: Shelley

Guest Post: Brook

"DW - do you know what today is?" "Sure - it's St. Patrick's Day, the anniversary of our first big fight," DW smirked. "You jerk! Yes it's St. Patrick's Day, the anniversary of our engagement!" Not only is it a day of green beer and corn beef with cabbage, but it is today's guest blogger's birthday. One … Continue reading Guest Post: Brook