As a little girl I fantasized about what I would be when I grew up. I planned my wedding, picked names for my children, and designed my dream home. I was so caught up in my master plan that when I was hit with a curve ball as an adult I didn’t know how to adjust. My imperfect fairy tale began when I married my best friend and his 3 year old son four years ago. Although … [Read more...] about From Majee To Mommy: The Journey Of Going From A Stepmother To A Mother
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Samples and prizing are provided by RLJ Entertainment. Are you looking for a family feel-good movie? Look no further than The Journey Home. This family adventure stars Bridget Moynahan and tells a story of a young boy named Luke who discovers a young polar bear cub that has been separated from its mother. This movie has pro-social themes including self-discovery, fighting … [Read more...] about The Journey Home Giveaway!
These are some actual J-Date e-mails that I received when I was on the site, looking for a man. To amuse myself, I commented on the e-mails (but I never sent them). I also never found a man - but when you read the gems below, it won't be hard to see why. Clearly, I thought that I’d want to use these one day. Always thinking, I am. So in honor of Chanukah, I give you "Too Jew … [Read more...] about My Terrifying Journey on J-Date… Oy!
Remembering Before I Forget: The Beginning I have breast cancer. I found this out when my husband Chris felt a lump in my breast (thank God, thank God, I have a husband who still touches my breasts - otherwise who knows when I would have found it? I admit, red-facedly, that I do not do regular "self breast exams" as all we women have been instructed to do. I simply relied … [Read more...] about Chapter 1: Abby’s Crap News – AKA My “Journey” With Cancer
On January 18, 2014, Heather Purcell Leja will leave for Argentina where she will attempt to climb Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Americas at 22,841 ft. She will be raising funds in memory of Catherine (Hudgins) Tuck, her friend and classmate at The Hockaday School in Dallas, Class of '80. Heather is a recent survivor of anal cancer and she promised herself that she would … [Read more...] about Climb for Catherine: One Woman’s Inspiring Journey