I Will Not Be ‘Happy’ in 2015

13
Jan

    New Year’s Resolutions? Still have any? Statistics suggest that only 8% of us keep them. Most are impossible to achieve. “I will lose a ton of weight and keep it off!” “Difficult people will be banished from my life!” “I will be happy!” Where’s the meat on
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The Gifted, Nonconformist Child

28
Nov

  Are you raising a non conformist child? Are you acquainted with a non conformist individual, one you might dub “different,” “unique,” or “out of the ordinary?” How does one raise a child of this ilk? Perhaps I can offer some enlightenment. The book “Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos”
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When Emotional Baggage Is Heavy

21
Nov

There is a situation, event or idea in front of you to consider. You quickly form an opinion of it. The opinion you mentally conjure is based on many things: your life experience, your temperament, your view of the world, and, most definitely, the personal and emotional baggage
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Is Losing a Pet The Deepest Sadness of All?

07
Nov

  Back in June, I wrote a goodbye post about our family dog, Farfel. Little did I expect that she would persevere (in relatively good health) for five more months. At the very end, I suspect she was beginning to lose her sight, control of her legs, muscle strength,
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Coping When You Receive A Diagnosis of Autism

24
Oct

Today I am honoured to offer a guest post by a terrific blogger, Lisa (from Lisa’s Leben: lisaleben.wordpress.com.)  a late ’40-something’ mom, wife, pastor and blogger. She has two daughters and a son, ages 15, 11 and 8.  Her middle child was officially diagnosed with autism at age four,
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