Beer Blocked a Relationship with my Dad

June 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

The legal drinking age was 18 when I grew up, the DWI laws were much more relaxed and  I remember going to the local drug store when I was 16 to buy my dad a case of beer [...]

Empty Nester: The Silence is Deafening

April 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

I’ve always prided myself on being prepared for being an empty nester, the day my daughter (and her boyfriend) found their own place and moved out. I secretly felt superior [...]

In The Beginning, There Were Words

April 27, 2016 // 1 Comment

I have the tremendous privilege of being the mother to three wonderful children ages 12, nine and two, and although I consider myself a much better nurturer, listener, and [...]

Motherhood and Martydom

April 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

“Give it here! I’ll just do it myself…” I cannot count the times I heard my mother angrily mutter these words. It seemed as if she always had an endless list of tasks [...]

Your Mini Me: Your Worst Nightmare

April 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Nuala and I. If human beings were like seahorses, and the males of the species carried and birthed the babies, I’d be certain my husband had screwed around on me. Our [...]
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