Healing a broken heart

While sometimes we find ourselves overwhelmed and griping about our child’s terrible two’s, the sleepless nights, the teenage drama and everything in between,we can all agree that the one nightmare no parent would ever want to have to endure would be the loss of a child.  From the moment our little ones take their first breath…

What the World Needs Now

I have read enough John Irving novels to know it is impossible to construct a figurative protective dome around one’s family. As our sons, Evan, 5, and Sean, 3, experience more of the world and its many wonders, I struggle with the balance between letting them explore and stumble or being a “helicopter parent,” hovering,…