My son during parent weekend at New Mexico Military Institute Memorial Day has taken on a whole new meaning in my life. Let me explain. Like many Americans, I believed it was a holiday signifying the start of summer barbecues, beach days and a vacation on the horizon. But now that my seventeen-year-old son enlisted and started a nine week Army Continue Reading
Archives for May 2011
Should we raise our children without gender identity?
Baby Storm with his?her? brother Jazz 5 photo gallery link You're pregnant and can't wait for the ultrasound that will finally reveal the sex of your child. You have a desire to bond with your baby and to prepare for the arrival of your bundle of joy. You look through baby-name books and make a list of the ones you like for boys and girls, Continue Reading
Where are girls and women heading?
Sheena Upton and her daughter photo link. You have probably heard of Sheena Upton, the California mom who claimed to inject her eight-year-old daughter, Britney, with botox to improve her chances of winning a beauty pageant. After child protective services took her girl away to investigate the case, Upton claimed she fabricated the entire Continue Reading
Answer These 5 Questions to Have a Satisfying Retirement
Although many of us may be far from retirement, we need to start asking ourselves these 5 questions before we retire. Bob Lowry from Satisfying Retirement, kindly agreed to share his expertise on this subject. You may recall his previous post on my blog entitled: “4 Important Keys to Prepare for a Happy Marriage After Retirement.” Answer These 5 Continue Reading
Are you a creature of habit?
Meatloaf on Monday Before we get started, I'd like you to answer the following questions. 1) Do you plan the same meal every Monday night? Tuesday night? Wednesday? etc. 2) Do you go to bed at the same time? 3) Do you always try to get the same seat on the bus, in the movie theater, in church? 4) Do you stop at Starbucks, Peet's, (name your Continue Reading