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Dads Matter Too!

We pay a lot of attention and respect to moms, why can’t we do the same for dads? Father’s Day is a great way to start. Father’s Day isn’t just another “Hallmark Holiday.” It’s a time to honor the other half of the parenting equation. While there are exceptions to that equation – mainly single moms, families with two moms or no parent left at all – dads can and really do play a key role in their children’s lives. Dads shouldn’t be passed over or forgotten. Unfortunately over the… Read more Dads Matter Too!

We Can’t Choose Our Families But…

June is National Family Month. I didn’t know until a friend told me which leads to the topic of this post. While we can’t choose the families we come from, we can create “families of choice” comprised of people who support us in our life’s journey. Of course, it’s wonderful when part of our “family of choice” is a parent, sibling, cousin or relative but this is not always the case. First, let me emphasize that the intention of creating a “family of choice” is not to alienate or upset… Read more We Can’t Choose Our Families But…