When Different Worlds Collide

My husband is one of the people I admire most in this world. Sometimes with everything I've been through, I forget just what his life was like growing up. He's not one to talk much, but once in a while, I get a glimpse of his child and young adulthood. It helps that I've known [...]

Enabling vs. Advising; Raising a Generation of Young Adults Unable to Cope

Growing up I remember my mother's dislike of the word spoiled. I came from a middle class family, with four kids, a stay at home mom and a very hardworking dad. I can't say I wanted for much, but I didn't get everything I wanted. My parents had a great distinction about what was "wanted" [...]