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The Crazy Days

Yesterday I witnessed a poor mother’s worst moment of her day, and I had to laugh… cause I’ve been there.  Sitting in my car outside my dentists’ office after my appointment, I see this young boy who is approx. 440 more words

The Purpose of Boys: Helping Our Sons Find Meaning, Significance, and Direction in their Lives

The Purpose of Boys: Helping Our Sons Find Meaning, Significance, and Direction in their Lives by Michael Gurian

Gurian, a family therapist and leader in the field of developmental psychology, explores the origins of the male role in the human species and has written a must-have manual for anybody raising a son in today’s world. 67 more words

Nonfiction

About Boys, and the Mothers Who Love Them

As a single mother raising two boys, there is still much about parenting that is a mystery to me.

My father calls my children, “The Destroyers.” 619 more words

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A true measure

Dear son – A few days ago we quietly ushered in your 18th birthday. No matter how quickly I wanted to slow down time to prevent this day’s arrival, my efforts failed miserably. 634 more words

Faith Family Football

Signposts

I pointed my cross country skis toward the 3.2 km green striding trail. What’s that …. about 1 ½ miles? I could do that.

If only I wouldn’t have missed my turn. 360 more words

Elizabeth Di Grazia

Desperate

Today is one of those days, you know the ones… you wake up with PLANS and then in that same thought those plans fly right out the window! 945 more words

Mommy Moments

Especially my Son

Dear Jesus,

Its on my mind right now to talk about the future with you.

You regard our men highly, especially sons.

I can’t help but feel an urgency on my future and all the people involved including the people in my present. 50 more words