Locked Inside the House of Fear

“Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.” -- Norman Vincent Peale There are times in our lives when we reach a crossroad before us and we haven't a clue how to proceed.  We are faced with a challenge, a difficult decision … Continue reading Locked Inside the House of Fear


To My Four Valentines

My four Valentines are not so little anymore.  They are growing up quickly and finding themselves and their place in this world.  Our children know we love them but on a day like today it is fun to put into words, just how much we love our kids.   So, today I am sending this Valentine to my … Continue reading To My Four Valentines

My Little Princess

I will never forget the day I pushed my cart through the Target Superstore with my little Princess walking beside me.  No, really, my little princess was dressed up in her full-on Disney Princess costume.   She was dressed as Belle from Beauty and the Beast; the wig, the shoes, the wand (wherever did that thing come … Continue reading My Little Princess

This One’s for the Single Dad

  Thank you to the Single Dad who gets it...  Although he is not listed as the primary caregiver on the divorce papers, he never stops giving all of his heart and all of his soul to care for his children.     Thank you to the single dad who wholeheartedly participates in his child's life.  He conducts his share of the "pick up and drop off" at school, volleyball … Continue reading This One’s for the Single Dad

No Whining…Please

  I've been wondering this week why I've noticed so many books, movies and women trapped in what I've decided to call, "the whining mode"?  I'm not sure why it's bothering me so much but it's like someone scratching a chalk board or chewing on tin foil...I'm really annoyed by all this seemingly female whining.  I think I have … Continue reading No Whining…Please