Do you ever look at your surroundings and wish you had so much more. That was me... "Mom, can I have a quarter to go to the candy store?" "Cindy, I don't have a quarter. If I did, I would give it to you." I walked all the way to school steaming mad. I hated my life. We seemed to never have … [Read more...] about When Fame and Fortune Comes Before Family.
When my friend Linda and I were teenagers we would take the ten-minute walk uptown to a local restaurant and have coffee. Linda and I finished high school, and I went on to marry my sweetheart Vance, and have a large family. Linda moved from Wawa after high school and worked with people who had … [Read more...] about Be Fruitful and Multiply
Are you a young mom, who wonders how your children are going to survive your imperfect parenting? Have you been too hard on yourself and feel you're always messing up? Well, I'm here to give you hope since that was me twenty years ago: I saw someone ask an excellent question on Facebook. "To all … [Read more...] about Perfect Mothers and How They Never Existed
Are you a kind and sweet mother-in-law or are you a jealous mom who is out to prove that you are the better choice? I have a son who makes me number one in his life; I bet you wished you were in my shoes, but read on, it's not what you think... It's been a good month: I was offered the Presidency … [Read more...] about Monster Mother-In-Law or Fairy Godmother.
My mother, Joan, was young when she became a single parent, just thirty-three years old. I was the second oldest in our family of four kids and ten years old at the time. Mom moved her children to Nova Scotia to be near her parents when she and my dad separated. We traveled the CN Rail for two days … [Read more...] about Trash the Daddy Movement.
Their sexy poses were capturing the attention of everyone around them, including me. Beauty and selfies seem to be quite important in today's culture. My husband Vance, and I were on vacation soaking up some sunshine. Vance was reading a book on his phone, and I was sitting under an umbrella by … [Read more...] about Beauty and Selfies: Filtering Our Obsession