Celebrating Mother’s Or Father’s Day When Your Only Child Is Estranged From You

Mother's Day has passed and Father's Day is upon us but, what do you do if your only child has estranged herself from both of their parents?  Do you forget the day, treating it as any other day or, do you embrace the fact that you did all that you could as a parent and... Continue Reading →

User Abuser Or Estranged Children Hurt Us As Parents

  When your child has chosen to estrange themselves from your life completely, missing Mother's Days, all holidays and your birthdays go by one by one, signifying that you're aging more by the day or especially, in times of crises within yourself or your world, there's a lot of heartache and sorrow to deal with.... Continue Reading →

Is It Time To Stop Fighting Your Child’s Battles For Them

In watching a YouTube video made by a mom who wanted to go and fight her daughter's battle against a "bully", I couldn't help but remember my own child's trials and tribulations against bullies.  I used to step in and fight her battles for her.  Did I really do her any favours? First off, I... Continue Reading →

Shocking Discovery: You Don’t Owe Anyone Anything Nor Do They Owe You

Mother/Saint Teresa wasn't as completely unselfish as what we've been made to believe or she would have us believe.  Are you gasping at that statement yet? I'm sure that you are if you know anything about the woman. Yes, no doubt whatsoever she did many wonderful things for others throughout her life and devoted herself... Continue Reading →

How To Deal With An Estranged Child

It's Mother's Day but, I have a lot of negative emotions as a mother.  It's not just today but rather, it's every day.  I haven't seen my only child in over a year and a half.  Unfortunately, neither have her friends nor the rest of her family on both sides as she chose to be... Continue Reading →

Why I Think Madeleine McCann May Not Be Alive But HOPE For A Different Outcome

It's been 10 years now since then toddler, Madeleine McCann went suddenly missing from her bed in a rented holiday unit in the village of Praia da Luz, Portugal.  Madeleine was not quite 4, only a few days shy of her birthday when she went missing from the suite that she shared with her mother, Kate... Continue Reading →

Doing This Will Change Your Life!

Hugs to everyone! Calmness, peace and serenity. Not mellow right now?  Take a moment to chill out. MELLOW, mellow, mellow and more mellow. Take a deep breath, let out the tension and relax. Now smile...even if you don't feel like it.  It's a Fake It Till You Make It way of getting yourself into a... Continue Reading →

No One Has All of The Answers To Life’s Problems

Beware of those offering you the way to happiness, success and fulfilment via what one can consider a magic wand way of thinking, eating, behaving or rituals that they claim ensure that you'll have Life in your pocket.  Life doesn't work that way and what works for one, doesn't work for another for we are... Continue Reading →

About Worrying

For most of my life, I've felt that being happy was: Impossible Only possible if everything was going great If everyone else around me was feeling great and doing well I worried endlessly.  I still do.  I worry intensely and more often than not, unnecessarily about everything and everyone who is important to me and... Continue Reading →

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