It's been a little over a month since the Feb 14, 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Fourteen students and three teachers were killed making it one of the … [Read more...] about Whose Kid???
Marriage and Family
The thing about nagging is it’s not by choice. No one wakes up hoping for a hectic morning of things not being where they are supposed to be. No one wants to get into it with their kids … [Read more...] about Can You JUST….????
I went to a funeral the other day. It wasn’t my first, I have been to many funerals, but it was one of the most memorable. The man that died, he was my friend’s dad. I didn’t really know him because … [Read more...] about Unfinished Business
Several years ago I was asked to tell a staff member at camp that much of the current staff wasn’t super into her because of certain behaviors she was exhibiting. It didn’t go well. She got really … [Read more...] about Don’t Shoot The Messenger
My girls and I are scheduled to speak in a few days at an adoption event in the metro Detroit area. We are very excited to be included, but it occurred to me this morning that I don’t have any idea … [Read more...] about Don’t Overthink It
Have you ever heard of the Choose Your Own Adventure books? I don’t know if they’re still popular but they were when I was a kid. I liked those books; I thought they were cool. I liked being in charge … [Read more...] about Choose Your Own Adventure
Hello! This is Part III of the You Don't Have To Have Kids series: Click here for Part I . It's really short. Click here for Part II . It covers the baby/toddler stage. And now we're … [Read more...] about You Don’t Have To Have Kids : Part III
You need to read Part 1 first. Sorry, but you do. (It's short) Click on this: You Don’t Have To Have Kids And here’s Part II: … [Read more...] about You Don’t Have To Have Kids : Part II
Not long after I got married, one of my friends said to me: “You know… you don’t have to have kids. “ She said it in passing, and she said it lovingly, but when we hung up, I felt a little off … [Read more...] about You Don’t Have To Have Kids
The other day, after school, one of my daughters was blah blah blah about some game she and her friends were playing at recess. I stopped her because the story was taking like 3 hours, and … [Read more...] about Not Everybody Is Going To Like You