The Meno Monster?

By: Sandy Churchill   People discuss the life changes of marriage and parenting—tots to teens to college—with candid advice and honesty, but one phase seems to hush up the commentary like a dark abyss straight out of a Lord of the Rings novel: menopause. I am stunned at how little is shared on this life … More The Meno Monster?

Facing Fears

By: Kathleen Blandin When you are afraid of something, unless you face it head on—the fear of the unknown manifests into much bigger and frightening possibilities that can keep you from a bigger and brighter reality. As for me, I had a fear of flying. I am not saying that being up miles in the … More Facing Fears

The Gift

By: Cheryl Maguire On Christmas Eve, I sat alone on a bench, in the middle of a crowded mall. My husband, Bob, and our daughters, age 12 and 9, roamed the shops in an attempt to find me the perfect Christmas gift, even though I told them not to. Bob’s anxiety surrounding this situation caused … More The Gift

Let it Go…

By: Tanvi Maharaja As I write this, the first snowfall of the season that we received last night, is melting away into a slush under the morning rain. Whatever little remained of the brilliant fall leaves was blown away earlier this week by strong gusts of wind, and washed down in rain. The ground lays … More Let it Go…