Tag Archives: self worth

It’s Started…

The last few weeks have been busy on social media in regards to mental health discussions and questions. That seems appropriate, considering a few big names committed suicide and when something becomes so obvious we can’t ignore it – we … Continue reading

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Family Secrets

Every family has secrets.  These things kept quiet might not be all bad, but some secrets may be and those can be destructive.  They may leave decades of questioning, guilt, or unnecessary pain.  They may restrict victims or family members … Continue reading

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When We Don’t Talk

I’m a mom, like many of you. Or maybe you’d a Dad.  Or an Aunt or Uncle.  Maybe a grandparent.  Or…maybe you don’t know any children, as odd as that would be.  No matter who you are, though, this could … Continue reading

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The Damage We Don’t Know

I enjoy reading to my kids, even if they don’t love it.  To be fair, one of the reasons they don’t always enjoy it is that the depth of these kids’ books often hit me hard.  Then I cry.  I’m … Continue reading

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Secrets

I’ve been thinking a lot about secrets lately.  I’ve been trusted with many, especially after the #metoo campaign on social media.  Several people messaged me with their stories of harassment, assault, molestation, incest, and rape.  They also let me know … Continue reading

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Getting Back on the Horse

“I don’t trust women.  They keep opening their mouths when they should just shut up.” Someone, someone whom I love, said this to me whilst playing a game during our time with family and friends over the holidays.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Dear New Year’s

Dear New Year’s, Hello there soon-to-be-New Year’s Eve!  I adore your representation as a cute little cherub, with so much to look forward to – so much potential. Here’s the problem, though: So many people see that incredible opportunity to … Continue reading

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