Be the Wise Mom

Be the Wise Mom

It probably won’t be the best Mother’s Day you’ve ever had, and that may be stressing you or your family. That’s why you need to be the Wise Mom.

HaT Chats and an Intellectual Salon

HaT Chats and an Intellectual Salon

Another fun cocktail chat! Thank you to those who were able to join in on Sunday. The fun group included Marla, Jan, Alice, Jeanne, Kathy, Gloria, Rochelle, Peggy, Lori, and of course Barb and yours truly. (We missed you Jane, Cathy, Denise, Karen, and Virginia) …continue here—>

We Are the Story Keepers

We Are the Story Keepers

I Am A Story Keeper and I Share the Stories Largely, this is a role I stepped into by choice. I am my dad’s youngest by far, having three older half-siblings, and as the baby sister (by 16 years and more) I was privy to …continue here—>

The Mother-Daughter Relationship

The Mother-Daughter Relationship

The mother-daughter relationship changes, but Mom will always be Mom. Today is my Mom’s birthday. She would have been 89 years old today. My mom died two years ago, but today is still her birthday, even though she’s not here to see it. And I …continue here—>

The New Normal

The New Normal

If there is life, there is change. Often, it creeps up on us: kids get taller, our bodies sag, the “new” car is 3 years old, and last year’s “in” color or dress is passé. Transitions And then there are those life transitions such as …continue here—>

Women Friends are Priceless—and Vital

Women Friends are Priceless—and Vital

Barb Here Those Special Friends Who’ve Helped us Become the Women We Are Now Those special friends—those pre-boobs “Friends-for-Life” and those post-boobs “Forever-Friends”. Most of us have one or two or, if we’re really fortunate more women who have remained our friends through thick and thicker …continue here—>