The words communication and teenagers may cause you to feel stumped and frustrated. Has an alien invaded your child's body and you are wondering where your happy kid has disappeared to? Did a miserable, moody, gangly person show up in their place? Every mother has been where you are now, with your … [Read more...] about How to Talk To Your Teenager Without losing Your Mind
We were riding the subway for the first time in our lives. My mother and Mrs. Pinney, my mom's friend, had decided to take my three siblings and me on a ride into the heart of Toronto from Mississauga, Ontario. We were from the little town of Wawa, Ontario. Some of you may remember this adorable … [Read more...] about When Your Appearance Offends Others
I saw him sitting on a bench in the distance, something about the way he moved caught my eye. We were walking the cobblestone streets of San Juan, Peurto Rico and it was a gorgeous sunny day. We had escaped our cold winter weather for a week. As we walked, we had passed many homeless people, and … [Read more...] about The Girl Who Fed A Homeless Man
Are there days you just want to pull out your hair because there is something in your life that is driving you crazy, and you want it gone? Ya, I've had lots of days like that too! I feel like there is a mountain in the way, that I can't move. Over the years I have gained some perspective and know … [Read more...] about Battle of a Lifetime.
Have you ever gone off the deep end on your kids? You blew a gasket and then regretted it later? I've been there and completely understand that every mother has her days... When my middle child, Devyn, was sixteen and had just passed his G1 license (beginners) he and I were out practicing his new … [Read more...] about Spilled Milk Spankings