“I’m not sure why, but when a person expects something to last forever, they don’t notice the little things. It’s only when the clock is ticking all those little things add up and become bigger.” ― Shannon Wiersbitzky, What Flowers RememberAs the year winds down I am so … [Read more...] about The Little Things: What Was Your Life Made Of This Year?
Gender roles are often in the news but I wonder if we are talking about it enough with spouses and children.Back in May I discussed child discipline and child abuse with a fellow blogger in Scotland after my article Reporting My Husband to CPS Not Once— But Twice. He enjoyed … [Read more...] about Thoughts on Raising Gender-Able Children
Here is a little riddle for you compliments of www.lifehack.org:“You can only have it once you have given it.One of the most misunderstood concepts out there, respect is asked for yet seldom given. Some even try to take it by force or buy it, but if you are unable to show … [Read more...] about The ABC’s of R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
“There are times when the ocean is not the ocean - not blue, not even water, but some violent explosion of energy and danger: ferocity on a scale only gods can summon. It hurls itself at the island, sending spray right over the top of the lighthouse, biting pieces off the cliff. … [Read more...] about 9 Ideas to Communicate Without Anger
“You did it – it is your fault!”Many claim credit for positive things that occur; cleaning the bathroom mirror, feeding the dog or finding the answer to the riddle on page nine but nobody lays claim to anything negative.“I didn’t leave the milk sitting out!” “Those paper … [Read more...] about Blame & Shame