Hurtful Words Cannot be Taken Back

I answered the phone and could hardly understand my stepdaughter because she was crying so hard. “I guess my brother hates me. He told me I’ve lost the privilege of being his big sister.” “What do you mean?” I asked. “Where did that...

A Different Kind of Drug Problem

My husband forwarded an e-mail to me with the following newspaper excerpt from an anonymous writer. The content is worth pondering as a parent/stepparent.”The other day, someone at a store in our town read that a Methamphetamine lab had been found in an old...

Character that Counts

I picked up a book last night that my husband is reading by Tony Dungy, Uncommon, Finding Your Path to Significance. I read a few sentences that immediately captured my attention, and left me thinking about the importance of character.If you’re not familiar with...


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