Be A Little More Selfish

"Generation A" was taught to take care of others and be respectful towards society in general and totality. Negativity was used to punish them if they didn't cooperate but, they often did because it was "the right thing to do".  They were brought up to serve others and their needs first. "Generation B" (Generation A's... Continue Reading →

You Don’t Matter

  1) You cannot make people care about you who don't care 2) When you don't matter, you don't matter. You can't change that fact. 3) Being caring, kind and nice to others doesn't necessarily get anywhere good. 4) The care, concern and effort you put into others will likely not be returned. Lesson learned... Continue Reading →

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 →

When Is It Time To Move On From A Once Trusted Service Provider

Recently, I've been stuck between a rock and a hard place.  I need to move onto another veterinarian, family doctor and possibly a specialist that I've been seeing for myself.  Sadly, though I have loved them up until more recently and have tried to talk things out with them, I am not getting answers that... 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 →

Bring Gilmore Girls Back: An Open Letter

Dear Amy Sherman-Palladino, Dan Palladino, Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Scott G. Patterson, Kelly Bishop and Gilmore Girls Cast: There are rumours around the net that have a lot of people hoping for a new start to Gilmore Girls as a series.  There are simply so many reasons why it can and should be done including,... 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 →

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