No More Yelling

This morning my husband and I were talking about how badly he felt about shouting at our toddler when he is disobedient.  And when I came into the office, I saw an article explaining why yelling doesn’t work.  I wanted to share it with parents who go through the same thing as my husband and I do when it … More No More Yelling

Miscarriage, a Crime?

I read some time ago on Care2 Make a Difference, that a state representative has introduced legislation that would make miscarriage a crime punishable by death.  Rep. Bobby Franklin’s bill would require that women who miscarry prove that there was “no human involvement whatsoever in the causation” or they could become felons. The bill would also … More Miscarriage, a Crime?

Helen Keller

I remember watching Patty Duke’s powerful and award winning portrayal of Helen Keller in the movie The Miracle Worker.  I admired Anne Sullivan as she worked tirelessly to help Helen learn how to communicate.  At first there were constant battles as wills clashed but bit by bit, the walls came down and soon Helen and … More Helen Keller

Going to the Gym

Just last week co-workers and I were talking about going to the gym.  It’s a big commitment and hard to keep up with.  Now that the warm weather is approaching and we can no longer hide our bulges in coats and jackets, we are making plans to start going to the gym or to keep … More Going to the Gym