An Oath For Grandparents and Other Real Grands

An Oath For Grandparents and Other Real Grands

Some of our most revered jobs require taking an oath. Doctors, lawyers, civil servants, political office holders, and others swear...

A Gift of Legacy For Children or Grandchildren

A Gift of Legacy For Children or Grandchildren

When our grandson was born I was newly moved by the concept of family lines, generations reaching backward and forward,...

A Little Lipstick Intrigues From Across the World

A Little Lipstick Intrigues From Across the World

I write for a variety of reasons and for quite a few different forums, on blogs, in the books I...

Please Visit Me on the Huffington Post Today!

Please Visit Me on the Huffington Post Today!

I’m back on Huff Po and so excited to be there. If you have a moment, please stop by and...

The Secret Grandparents Keep

The Secret Grandparents Keep

I noticed a new behavior among my friends after they became grandparents. Suddenly the kids coming over took precedence over...

Dear Mom, You’ve “Hlepd” Me Enough

Dear Mom, You’ve “Hlepd” Me Enough

When my daughter Tamra was in first grade, she wrote the note in the title above. I was particularly busy...

Death Stories Inspire

Death Stories Inspire

So, this morning I woke up to find my post about saying goodbye to someone you love when they die...

When There is Beauty in Death

When There is Beauty in Death

My piece in today’s Huffington Post is about saying goodbye to a dying parent. It’s unspeakably sad but can also...

Are Your Kids Drifting Away?

Are Your Kids Drifting Away?

I just read an article about parenting teenagers and how parents and kids drift apart during those years. It’s natural...