My dad's birthday is December 24th. He was a World War II veteran. If he were alive, he would be 104 as it is he died suddenly at the young age of 53 of an aortic aneurysm. I was 12. His funeral was on my birthday.
Historically parents have been blamed for behaviors of their child with mental illness, even for the illness. Placing blame on solely on parents ignores other contributing factors and does not allow us to have the important conversations and do the work that is needed to bring about change.
a humor article about retailers being time thieves and a source of women's weight gain
New research shows that the brain is still developing in teenagers. The implications of this are discussed, along with some tips for good communication during the teenage years.
My parents stopped moving in a small town in north Florida. Looking back I have fun memories of a nature-filled childhood.
This is just one look-snapshots- of predicaments I found myself in and lessons learned the hard way.
This is an elegy to a very special cat my son lost to a car accident many years ago.
Poem is attribute to an inexplicable friendship.
To my sister-in law who died of cancer
Authors Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton review research on spending money and suggest five principles for getting more happiness from spending your money.
Andrew Solomon in The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression has composed an eye-opening and comprehensive resource on depression.