“I GETS WEARY AND TIRED OF LIVING…”

Robin William’s suicide changed the post I planned, but the topic is the same.  Tired of  living? I often am, but I don’t know for sure what comes next. For some, and I am guessing Robin was one, it doesn’t matter what comes next; life and pain has worn them out.  Suicide seems the only …

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SHAMELESS SELF PROMOTION

  My book When Good Kids Do Bad Things has been revived electronically. It is available for the next three days as a free Kindle Download. I wrote it, I revised it, I own its bragging rights. I am proud of it. It is a good read for parents, professionals, or friends who are curious about …

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DAILY POST QUESTION

Topic #79:Describe the biggest risk you’ve ever taken (and what happened). Being a bit impulsive, I do take risks.  Probably the biggest was deciding to become special need foster parents.  That meant both my husband and I left our jobs, put our careers on hold to become 24 hour parents to six  in trouble teens. …

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Parenting

A story of caring and strength, community, and making a difference. Raising 50 Kids: Real Stories of Adoption and Foster Parenting. With the headlines spreading news about the down side of adoption because one mother “returned” her child, I hope  this  balances out the negative picture. About the Russian child returned: the mother certainly needed …

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