When Relationships Change

You don’t have to be my friend…whether you’ve known me for 51 years or 5 minutes. You don’t have to care about {what happens to} me or my family. You don’t have to respect my thoughts, feelings, opinions, beliefs, philosophy, qualities or background. You don’t have to have consideration or regard for how I got…

Beyond SuperMum

Last December, I surpassed the 21-year mark in my role as a parent. I have always taken this particular role very seriously because I knew, from a very early age, that I wanted to have children. It was something I could never explain when people asked; I just knew. It wasn’t even like I knew how…

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Re-living the “Joys” of High School

Thirty-two years ago, I was “fresh out of high school”. My elders told me that I had my “whole life ahead of me”. To a 17-year-old high school graduate, those words mean very little. I wasn’t thinking about the rest of my life; I was just happy to be out of school. I was FREE!…

Opening the Dialogue

Fourteen years ago, I felt contentment as I held my infant daughter in my arms. As I gazed down at her angelic, beautiful face, I imagined her life in various stages; my mind was filled with the usual curiosities that everyone has about their children ~ How tall would she grow up to be? Would…