I feel like we all as parents, need to be "Norma Rae". Where's my table to stand upon and shout out to all that we need to stand up and scream out that we've had enough of bull? That's what this is all about, pure bull. For few adults in this life, there's little reason... Continue Reading →
I know that there's pain and hurt behind the anger on both sides of the story and yet, I've been getting a flurry of comments, emails and notes from those who have estranged themselves from their parents and, or families. It's sad to say the least to hear some of their stories as some of... Continue Reading →
When you walk away from someone or many people, you're walking away for possibly ever. Remember that what matters now to you may not be the same down the road. Things change as do people. Life goes on with or without you no matter how powerful you may think that you are at the moment... Continue Reading →
Wondering why your adult has estranged from you is like wondering why the sky isn't purple polka dotted. One cannot use rational thinking to deal with irrationality.
A "revolution" doesn't mean that there's a physical march, protest or anything that we can think of that used to be a method. It can mean that people from all over the world, get the word out to one another as well as to professionals of all sorts, not simply medical health professionals. Society needs... Continue Reading →
I've been on both sides of the coin in every conceivable way imaginable. As a child, I saw both love and abuse. Being a parent, meant that I gave up a lot in order to be a parent while still wrestling with my own past demons as well as trying to change how I parented,... Continue Reading →
I've started Christmas shopping. Yes, that dreaded time of the year when we're supposed to feel all fuzzy and warm and "love our fellow men", "Drink and be merry". BAH HUMBUG! Going into a shopping mall at this time of the year, is akin to living in a zoo. First of all, the parking lots... Continue Reading →
It's mind numbing that Canadians can't carry a beer or an alcohol drink outdoors and onto the street, cigarette smokers are given areas to smoke tobacco, nor can they get their hands on menthol or flavoured tobacco but, someone who wants a joint or carries around a lovely bong, can light up wherever smokers can... Continue Reading →