Celebrating a Birthday

We have lots of birthdays at our house, but believe it or not, there are some months with none.  April is a light month with only one, and this year it happens to be a daughter who is turning 12.  *sigh*  I won't go in to the bittersweet thoughts of a mother who is watching…

Thought Check-Up

In keeping with the power of our thoughts, let's do a quick check-up. We can play a little word association game, or rather phrase association game. Pretend I'm the psychologist in a leather chair, clipboard in hand, reading glasses on my nose. You're reclining on the leather couch, with hands comfortably folded, feeling relaxed. Me:…