What Pushes Your Buttons? How To Manage Your Insecurity

What Pushes Your Buttons? How To Manage Your Insecurity

When I was in elementary school, and up into junior high, I had to come home in the middle of the day. I had a neurological problem, and wasn’t allowed to be in gym class. I had to go home and rest for an hour or so. When I’d walk back onto campus,...
When The Holidays Bring The Memory Of Loss

When The Holidays Bring The Memory Of Loss

December 17th, 2007.  The day my mom died. I can remember where I was standing when my brothers called me. 9:23 am — in my kitchen, in front of the stove. It was odd hearing from Spencer that morning. His halting, but loving voice came over the line....
The Red Bucket Man

The Red Bucket Man

  The Salvation Army has begun its annual campaign. So, yesterday, on the first of what I am sure will be many trips to the grocery store before Thanksgiving, I found the famous red bucket.   And heard the bell ringing, which frankly I am just sappy enough to...
And Men’s Voices Are Heard

And Men’s Voices Are Heard

I asked. And I received. I posted the survey on Men, Depression and Openness To Therapy last week. We have received almost 400 responses. I have also had contact with The Good Men Project, a major men’s website, and they will also publish and support. Yet...
3 Ways to Prepare For An Empty Coop

3 Ways to Prepare For An Empty Coop

I have met many mothers since writing “NestAche” that tell me, “Oh, I can’t even think about the time my children will be be leaving home”. Tears spring into their eyes. Unless you plan to move into the dorm with them, it’s going to...