There’s a new post on my Patreon page for the special needs community! As previously announced, its purpose is to disseminate important and useful information to those who work with or care for anyone with special needs. One of the
I’m thrilled to announce the launch of my Patreon page for the special needs community! Its purpose is to disseminate important and useful information to those who work with or care for anyone with special needs. One of the biggest
Remember when to be considered a senior someone had to be over the age of 65? Then 60? Now, some places consider a person “mature” when they reach the ripe old age of 55. Since we will all get there
When we hear the word love, we conjure up all different images in our minds: Valentine’s Day and boxes of chocolates; June weddings; honeymoon destinations; growing old together; family; home. We all have a different idea of what love is.
I love the coffee mug that says, “Be nice to me, or I will put you in my next book.” But I think an even better one would be, “Wanted: fools that make characters of themselves.” Because we all have
The other day I found the following post on Yahoo Questions: My 13yo firmly believes he is under absolutely no obligation to do anything my wife or I say, and refuses to do anything he doesn’t feel like doing. Suggestions?
I remember, as a child, sitting on a cold, flat boulder, squinting against the sun as it peaked through the leaves above, while writing a story about fairies and magic. Walking barefoot in the dirt, chasing squirrels around tree trunks,
Everyone has anxiety. It’s not something we can cure, and we wouldn’t want to if we could. Anxiety, when it kicks in properly, is our natural two-pronged protector reflex. It’s a physical feeling in our body, combined with the thought
“A change is as good as a rest”. My father used to say that a lot. Lately I’ve been really tired. I thought I needed a rest. A vacation. And so I told some friends, “I’d like to take a
Recent occurrences in our world have inspired much contemplation and discussion. Personally, they have caused me to recall a time when, years ago, I associate produced a television program titled What Are We Doing to Our Children? The stress of
Build Bridges, Don’t Burn Them: Four Ways to Practice Compassionate Communication The conversation that changed my life wasn’t about a higher power or the meaning of life. It was an ordinary argument about a local political issue in which I