Laughter Is The Best Medicine.

One thing I find myself repeating the older my son gets is, “Parenting didn’t come with a manual.” No one could write a book on remembering to cut your kids fingernails, how to tell him his cat died, or how to cope when they push you to the edge of your sanity. I call my … Continue reading Laughter Is The Best Medicine.

Be a little kinder than you need to.

The thought running through my mind lately is “be a little kinder than you need to.” I say it to myself when I need the reminder, because sometimes it’s not the first thing on my mind. But it’s on my mind so much because I see it in others. Lately I’ve encountered people that have … Continue reading Be a little kinder than you need to.

How to Support a Friend Who Has Been Sexually Assaulted.

After reading Know By Name by Chanel Miller (that I'm sure I'll write about because it's a phenomenal book) it has got me thinking about sexual assault. I've researched that particular case, cases across the US, and the statistics for my home state of Maine. They say that sexual assault happens to 1 in 5 … Continue reading How to Support a Friend Who Has Been Sexually Assaulted.