1. Desire Honored

    "Hello," I answered the phone in a sing-song voice seeing  my friend's name on caller ID. On the other end of the line I heard a small soft hiccup sound.  "Wendy," (a pause filled with weeping) -- I gently responded, "I'm here." "Am I a bad mom?," barely audible asked my friend, Rachel. Immediately my mind raced -- Oh boy, she'd only been a mother for 2 weeks and haunted by a question many paren…Read More

  2. Seven Year Itch

    Let’s say you are in the midst of the seventh year of your marriage. You are both kind of coasting through the relationship and it has been somewhat pushed to the side. You may or may not have tried counseling but with kids, social engagements, a mortgage and all of the other stuff that comes along with being a young married couple. You seem to fight more than you used to and about more and more…Read More