How To Avoid A Long Hauliday

How To Avoid A Long Hauliday

People dread the holiday season for a number of reasons. You might have had losses or trials in their life that are overwhelming any attempt at celebration. You remember last year with tears in your eyes. You might put many demands on yourself, buying gifts, cooking...
5 Frank Tips For Enjoying Your Family This Holiday

5 Frank Tips For Enjoying Your Family This Holiday

It’s the weekend before Christmas. The last days of Hanukkah. I have listened these past weeks how patients are preparing for the holiday.  Everything from looking forward to it, to fearing pure chaos, to expecting complete authoritarian rule. Relatives fighting...
Why I Cooked Turducken for Christmas and Why It Might Be My Last

Why I Cooked Turducken for Christmas and Why It Might Be My Last

When I first heard the name I thought it was a joke. I tend to be an extremely gullible person.  My mind just seems to shut off for a second or two. So when I heard “turducken” I thought someone was trying to pull my leg.  Make me start talking about...
Mom I Don’t Think I’m Coming Home Spring Break

Mom I Don’t Think I’m Coming Home Spring Break

it’s late January and my husband took Santa Claus off our front door tonight.  I was driving home from work and also noticed that one of our neighbors still had their quite superb Christmas lights glowing so we were not the last.  So I was quite impressed when I...