Dear Charise – My Daughter is Off to College

“Dear Charise” is BACK!!!! I have to apologize because I actually have been receiving “Dear Charise” emails, but I simply have not been able to filter through some of them to answer. I am back and have actually received this particular question several times throughout this past month and thought it would be appropriate to […]

Do You Know What is Important in Life?

It is that time of year….the time of year when my practice is so full that I can barely take a potty break. The time of year when everyone becomes overwhelmed with schedules, family stressors, insecurities, loneliness, etc. The time of year when people reflect on family dynamics and how it makes family members regress […]

Cancer Really Does Suck!!

I have written about cancer in past posts; but in the last few months I feel as though it is enveloping me. I have experienced cancer on both my side of the family, as well as my husband’s. A few years ago, mine and my husband’s godmother dealt with breast cancer and just two weeks […]

Angelic Life Support

“Everyone hears what you say. Friends listen to what you say. Best friends listen to what you don’t say.” – Unknown In high school, I did not have a lot of close girl friends and I continued to struggle even in college finding females that I felt I could trust and be completely myself. I […]

Keep it Going!!

Christmas is NOT over. According to the liturgical calendar, the Christmas season continues on until January 7th. However, I must ask, why is that we, as a society tend to focus on the “spirit of Christmas” only during the Christmas season? Despite taking the Christmas tree, ornaments and decorations down; I believe that we should […]