Tag Archives: Family

Layoffs, Injuries, Superheros and Autism: Facing Adversity

It’s All Good! You FINALLY get an offer for what promises to be a great job — and you accept! All there’s left to do is pack up, move out, and get settled in a new city.   Penalties be damned, you cash … Continue reading

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Out with the old; In With the New

If you regularly read my blog, you know that my family consists of myself, 2 biological kids, and many young adults (and their children) who find their way to us, whether by court order or simply because they have chosen … Continue reading

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My State of the Nation

The Presidential State of the Union address each year is meant to report on the condition of our country, as well as the President’s plans for addressing our concerns, as a nation.  Each year, I watch and listen, and each … Continue reading

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Holiday Season: Taking a Personal Inventory

The holiday season is a time for families to enjoy traditions – old and new – with a spirit of hope for health and happiness in the coming New Year. But when a bad economy, chaotic households, and domestic squabbles … Continue reading

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Priorities: The Top 4 — Getting them Straight

A single mother of three recently told me how she was having a difficult time finding a good man. “These guys just don’t understand that my kids come first,” she complained. “It reminds me of Mike,” she said, referring to … Continue reading

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