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Making What’s Important to Mothers; A Mother’s Day Craft

As Mother’s Day approached I felt a little more emotional than usual.  This year I won’t be with my mom.  It’s one of the first years I won’t be with her to celebrate either on or around the holiday.  Every mom (including myself) says that its not about the gifts.  I know that my momContinue Reading “Making What’s Important to Mothers; A Mother’s Day Craft”

Parents/Family

Survivor’s Guilt vs. Friend’s Remorse

Six years ago during my son’s second deployment his unit suffered many casualties. In my desire to learn how to help him through the vast array of emotions I assumed he’d experience I read several articles. Throughout many of them was the term ‘survivor’s guilt’. A term I’d never heard before it intrigued me. It’sContinue Reading “Survivor’s Guilt vs. Friend’s Remorse”

Parents/Family

The Dad, A Poem

From birth he watched him grow and develop. Showing patience, authority, love and joy. Sharing life’s many ups and downs, With his innocent child, his own little boy.   As each year passed they became closer, With similar tastes, interests and hobbies. Time spent together taught them About each other’s personalities.   The child becameContinue Reading “The Dad, A Poem”