Seeing Beyond the Flaws

Most of us have learned not to choose a book based upon its cover. I have certainly learned the hard way not to choose a wine by its label. So I don’t know why I continue to be sucked into a film by its trailer—but that is exactly what happened last night....more
LifeIsUnfolding I am so glad I didn't listen to the critics. This film contains such important ...more

Accept responsibility for your actions!

What stops us from accepting responsibility for all that we do. Is it fear of being criticized or doing something wrong, or fear of the consequences. The reason is not important for our aversion, what is important is we overcome any hesitation by just embracing acceptance. Life flows freely when let go of all the negativity that tries to bind you to the past. Let the past go, instead live presently accepting responsibility a bold step to being the best you! ...more

Advice to Myself Upon Becoming a Mom

Social Media: The Gift and the Curse

It’s everywhere and ready available at our fingertips. Matter of fact, it is here to stay. I’m talking about social media and how it is affecting us. I love the networking and business aspects of social media the most, but as with anything, it has its pros and cons.1. If we don’t post it, it didn’t happen....more

HELP: I'm a kid stuck in a grown up's body, and my parents are getting a divorce

When my parents first told me they were divorcing we talked about it like it was an upcoming vacation. “Oh yeah, I’ve heard others say that it’s nice out there. And you’re going for how long? That’ll be great for you both. Am I upset? No of course not. I mean it would have been nice while we were kids but now that I’m an adult I can totally handle it. No problem. I mean, do you need help with anything? I can feed your dog while you’re gone? Sure, of course.” And that was that. They took off and never came back. The dog is sitting by my feet....more

Autism Mom: I'm with You

I'm not an autism mom but that doesn't mean I don't get it. I get it. The world and everything in it has to be okay for all of us - the halt and the lame, as a professor of mine used to say. And I count myself in that fine company, the company of the halt and the lame, my blessed hearing disability that has me twirling in confusion at the boarding instructions, asking total strangers to mouth the words SHE CALLED GROUP THREE to me....more
Hi, Jan, I totally agree that there needs to be more training regarding autism.  I also agree ...more

How You Can Honor Autism Acceptance Day

People all over the planet are observing World Autism Awareness Day today. My autistic friends and my family, however, prefer to observe Autism Acceptance Day . ...more
MollyRyanYerrakadu Thanks for listening! I hope your family and friends are open to the conveying.more

Dealing with Stigmas

Stigma- noun - a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person: example, "the stigma of mental disorder" ...more

Stop Wishing To Be Enlightened So You Can Peacefully Live the Life You Have

I love inspirational stories. I love to read books about how others found the path to accepting themselves and embracing their journeys. It ignites a craving inside me. I want that too! So I follow their tips & techniques. I meditate. I question my thoughts. I spend time in nature. I adjust my diet. Everything they did, I try, because I want what they have!...more

Dear Life, Bring It On!

Today I will be using Blogher’s writing prompt, “Do you enjoy growing old or do you fight against it?” as my subject matter for this post.  Originally I had planned on sharing my Sausage and Gouda Stuffed Poblano recipe, but I guess that will just have to wait until some other time.  Stay tuned though if that sounds tasty to you (Ohh, and it is).I decided a couple days ago to use this subject for my post because it’s one that actually strikes a chord with me lately....more