Pets and People: Shades of Trauma

As a mother of six - including two (or is it three?) adopted children from Kazakhstan - Anne has written this wonderful post about being sensitive to the hidden pains of an adoptee, whether it be human or animal. In this case, it's the family dog, Sophie, that gets her attention:...more
Cute pup! I'm going to check out the full article now! www.megansilianoff.blogspot.com more

How I Ruined Jay-Z For My Children

On Thanksgiving morning I posted the Jay-Z song "Forever Young" to my Facebook wall. I see a lot of people post videos that they feel are meaningful, so when I came across the Jay-Z song I thought it was just perfect -- a good way to express the sadness I'd been feeling all morning about a recent loss our family has experienced. My children disagreed....more
Jay-Z has a little something in his repertoire for everyone! That's what makes him great! ... more

Pictures Can Be a Blogger's Best Friend

I really love Sticky Feet's explanation for why she photographs her children so much. Pictures truly are the time-pressed blogger's best friend: they capture the moment in seconds whereas writing out your thoughts can sometimes slip by when people feel strapped for time. ...more

Pictures Can Be a Blogger's Best Friend

I really love Sticky Feet's explanation for why she photographs her children so much. Pictures truly are the time-pressed blogger's best friend: they capture the moment in seconds whereas writing out your thoughts can sometimes slip by when people feel strapped for time. ...more
This picture I used in my "Steve Jobs" post was crucial!! Check it out here...  more