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Facing The Empty Nest – A personal reflection…

Facing The Empty Nest – A personal reflection…

They just don’t get it, do they? Young adults do not understand the anxiety a parent feels when they move out of the family home. They are flushed with the enthusiasm of new possibilities. They yearn for freedom. Freedom away from their parents and the freedom to make their own choices as they grasp onto … Continue reading

A New Year – A New Approach

A New Year – A New Approach

2012 was a year of personal challenges and growth for me. Beginning toward the end of 2011 and into 2012, I experienced several family deaths. These losses included three uncles, two aunts, a young cousin, my mother, and my dog. I also transitioned through two job situations before finding a freelance writing gig. In all … Continue reading

The Blame Game

The Blame Game

Who are the winners in the Blame Game? I have been at the end of the finger tip of finger pointer – someone who employs the Blame Game to avoid taking responsibility for a making a mistake or exercising bad judgment. It is an uncomfortable position to be in and I have rarely escaped the … Continue reading