Today we want to wish all of the fathers out there a happy Father’s Day! To thank you for being an awesome father (or even for taking the time to thank your own father for everything he has done), we have a special gift for you. Click here to get two free eBooks from The … More Happy Father’s Day!
My family has a rather strange Christmas tradition. Honestly, my parents can’t even agree on how it became a tradition in the first place. My mother swears that her aunt gave her the idea for this while my father is adamant that they thought of this tradition on their own to prevent us children from … More The Real 12 Days of Christmas (Plus a Strange Family Tradition)
My friend Bert’s book was titled, “The Free Bird Flies: Choosing Life After Loss”, and it was a chronicle of how she regained her balance after the accidental death of her 21-year-old son, Philip. I held it in my hand, thinking of the journey that she and I had shared as close friends for the … More The Choice We Make to Be Grateful
“Oh… so you are an empty nester…” (sad face). Well, no. Actually, I am a free bird! That’s a choice I made when my daughters were both about to move away to college at the same time. I’ve listened to friends lament on how empty their house feels with their kids in college: their childhood … More Rockin’ Free Birds
Crisis. It’s bad, right? After all, the definition of crisis is a time of intense difficulty, trouble, or danger. How could something dangerous or intensely difficult possibly be good? What if I told you that a crisis can actually be a great thing and that you should be thankful for all of the crises in your life … More Why You Should be Thankful for Your Crises
As Thanksgiving draws closer, thoughts of turkey and stuffing are beginning to fill our heads. For me, another dish that comes to mind is scalloped oysters. As I was growing up, my parents made scalloped oysters every year for Thanksgiving. Imagine my surprise when I realized that oysters were not a standard dish at everyone’s … More Bring Something New to The Table This Thanksgiving