Sticks and Stones

Remember that old children’s rhyme? …………but words will never hurt me? As an overly sensitive empath, I find myself feeling hurt quite frequently by words. Mostly by words in social media comment streams. Perhaps I’m just old, but today’s main method of communicating thoughts and ideas, moved from the private pages of a personal journal […]

Kids on The Spectrum and Their Affect On A Marriage

My husband and I will celebrate 31 years of marriage in November. It was debatable for a short time between our 29 and 30th anniversaries that we would actually reach the 30th. As in all relationships, passion is cyclical. Job stress, children’s needs, financial stressors, and caring for aging parents can and does put great […]

Making A Statement

Tired of the “My Kid Excels at blah blah blah, honor student at blah blah, blah?” For 22 years, these symbols of inflated ego on the back of minivans all over the country have given me a reason to be snarky. Yesterday, I did something about it, I designed and created my own bumper sticker!