When Your Mom Friend is Living Your Worst Nightmare

I was a worrier before I had kids, so imagine what happened to my worry when I popped out two in one shot. Then double it. Then double it again. I worry about EVERYTHING. One of them has a bruise, I’m convinced it’s leukemia. I get a cough for a few days, it’s lung cancer. Someone complains of a headache, it’s a brain tumor. Basically I’m terrified that everything in my life is an indicator of cancer....more

When The Unthinkable Happens: Helping a Grieving Friend

Every now and then, life throws a curve ball with devastating impact. There isn’t one of us who will escape. That is the path of life. In the midst of a deeply challenging event, it is hard to know what side is up. There is no spare energy for anything beyond stark survival.   ...more

Hi Laura,

What a great idea!  Talking to friends and family you can get clues about ...more