A note about Wednesday Tips and Websites: On each Wednesday I will be posting a website or two and some tips that pertain to the Monday post. Since this week is the blog launch and there is no legal topic presented, I decided to make my Wednesday post about blogs.
I've never met a family drama I didn't like.It started with the Bradys, followed by the family on Family (I had to Google their name - the Lawrences!) and then the Eight is Enough Bradford clan (I swear, every Christmas I still think of that episode where the Bradfords' Christmas presents are stolen).And then came the Reeds on Sisters, the Fishers of Six Feet Under, the Walkers on Brothers and Sisters ... and probably a half a dozen others that I am forgetting.They're all similarly formulaic....more
Maybe it is because my daily commute to work takes me through Delaware County, Pa., in close proximity to the train tracks where Vanessa Dorwart and Gina Gentile ended their lives on Thursday, an apparent suicide pact.Maybe it is because I remember being 16 and feeling like my life was over because of a breakup, that I would never feel whole and healed again.Maybe it is because I'm a parent and cannot imagine what these girls' families are going through.M...more
It's been hard for me to get back to writing because for the past three weeks, I've been dealing with one sick kid after another; and I have four you know! Between Nia and Nadia, I've been keeping our neighborhood pharmacy busy of late. They're actually calling me on a daily basis and asking if I need something....more
Becoming a Mom was quite a shock. OK I had 9 months to prepare myself. But even 10 years would not have prepared me for motherhood! Moms tend to keep quiet about certain aspects of motherhood, or maybe they just forget. These are just a few of the issues I really should tell my Mom she should have warned me about!...more