When you say “Call me if you need anything, really, don’t hesitate to call.” Have you ever noticed, they don’t call! EVER.
I feel angry that my Dad wasn't there to protect and guide us through the mine field of Mom. I feel angry that my Mom loved my sisters more and better than she did me.
In business or with personal relationships the quality of the relationship equals the quality of communication. If we want better, we must do better.
When you said I was welcome, But not my kids, Or my dog...
When my mother died, writing the obituary was left to me. My husband said it was the funniest thing to see my eyes literally glaze over and stare off for the longest time. Finally he broke the silence...
No, I can’t buy my car flowers or chocolate and hold its hand with my pinky finger. Well, I suppose I could buy the flowers and chocolates but the flowers would just die in the back seat and I would eat the chocolate.
I remember your smell, the mix of hard work and airplane engine grease and cigarettes.
I am sorry that I cannot be there to watch my niece experience the magic of the season
We grew up in a pretty normal household. My parents were very young when I was born. Mom was eighteen, Dad was just twenty-one. Life was extremely stressful for them at times. Dad was in the Air Force and not paid well at all. Mom often worked as a waitress. There were times they both held down two jobs just […]
When we learn to focus on our own journey and not worry about others we are naturally balanced and happier. This is easy to do when we are hermits or live away from the people we really care about. It’s especially difficult when we engage with our family members, co-workers, clients, and even more difficult when we have children. […]