Why Estrangement Is Not The Answer: Getting Rid Others

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 momentContinue reading “Why Estrangement Is Not The Answer: Getting Rid Others”

Make Your Child Fear You A Bit

AUDIO VERSION: (Transcript below for those who prefer to read)          I wrote awhile ago that parents shouldn’t be rewarding adult children for treating their parents poorly.  In THIS PIECE, I said, “Far be it from me to tell parents to not tell their children that they are loved and wanted.  EveryContinue reading “Make Your Child Fear You A Bit”

Mariam Makhniashvili’s Death Teaches Us A Lesson

http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/03/24/community-gathers-to-offer-support-memories-to-family-of-mariam-makhniashvili/ It’s both ironic and extremely sad, how when investigators and family were asking students at Forest Hill Collegiate for anyone who had spoken to Mariam Makhniashvili to come forward, not one person put up their hand or came forward afterward.  Not one person had spoken to the girl in the four days that she’d attendedContinue reading “Mariam Makhniashvili’s Death Teaches Us A Lesson”

Love Is Like A Box of…..

Love, sweet love… I remember Valentine’s Day.  That was the day when we all used to go to school, dressed in something red/white, hands full of cards that our mothers had gone out and bought us, and we spent all night, trying to remember the names of everyone in our class so as not toContinue reading “Love Is Like A Box of…..”