Tag: family

Why Normal Isn’t Normal (Yes, this includes you.)

So, I’m sitting at Starbucks in Portland, Oregon, sipping my Americano and watching people. Weird people. Lots of them. Of course, this city prides itself on being weird. It’s not…
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Suicide: Tragic Killer of Our Youth (And What You Can Do About It)

When I read the recent story of an 11-year-old boy named Tysen who hanged himself, it broke my heart. He eventually died from his self-inflicted injury. The news reported that…
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Five Things That Will Help You Survive a Crazy Family

Maybe you have a normal family. Perhaps your family gatherings are filled with laughter, joy, and peace. You might be counting down the days until your next birthday gathering or…
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What to Do When Being a Good Mom Doesn’t Seem Good Enough

Nobody intentionally sets out to fail as a parent. No one plans on raising an axe murderer. I’ve never met a mom who lies in bed at night envisioning how…
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