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What Christmas Means To Me

WARNING: This may be the cheesiest post I have ever written. But these things I'm feeling are real.  Don't be a grinch, okay? 😉 I'm not usually one of those people who gets excited for Christmas before Thanksgiving even hits.  For some reason, this year I've gotten into the spirit early.  I even started Christmas… Continue reading What Christmas Means To Me

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My Heart Almost Died.

Ally Sheedy was right (or John Hughes rather)… I feel like my heart died a little. But I’m determined to get it beating again. It's time to come home...

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Passing Mom’s Light Onto The Next Generation

Happy Mother's Day!  This particular day is often difficult for me.  I'm usually left alone to mourn my Mom all over again.  It's hard for some to understand -- to those who never made a big deal about the holiday and who still have their mom with them. I would be celebrating my sister-in-law since… Continue reading Passing Mom’s Light Onto The Next Generation

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Your Opinion Of You Is The Only One That Matters

Bullies can appear in any circumstance, at any stage of your life, and can sometimes be from those who are supposed to care most. I have been reminded of this recently and had to remind myself that self-love is the most important thing. Without it, you can become your own bully.

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Wellbriety Column: The Mother and Son Relationship in Addiction

The relationship between a Mother and her son is one that transcends time. No matter the age of your child they are still your baby and you want to protect them. I remember speaking to a therapist (and close friend) years ago regarding my son. I will never forget this conversation as long as I live. [Continue reading on HalfFullMag.com]