Last week, I read an article dissing parents who only write and/or post positive things about their children on their blogs and other social media sites, like Facebook. Then I looked at my Facebook homepage and noticed, I too am one of those parents. Yet, my immediate justification was that the negative stuff is understood... we all know children test people as they spread … [Read more...] about What I Didn’t Post on Facebook
My brother, Jeff, was not only cool ‘cause he was my big brother but he had focus and found his passion when he was barely 13. I envied that characteristic and very early on I hoped to share that trait; no such luck. Jeff was a typical American kid growing up in the late 70’s playing little league, video games, rode skateboards and motorcycles but his true love was music. He … [Read more...] about Did You Find Your Passion, Or Did It Find You?
During the year I look forward to that small window of "me-time" when my daughter takes her annual summer vacation in Montreal, Canada with her Dad. Yet, this year, more than any other, I realized, she is my life and without her, I don't have one. My parents are going on 50 years of marriage. I grew up in a pretty traditional family (traditional, that is, for 40 years ago.) Mom … [Read more...] about Shared Custody: When “Me -Time” Also Brings The Loudest Silence