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Mother of all Stereotypes

Mother of all Stereotypes

Practicing appreciation can help soften how you react to your mother-in-law, and that will bring you peace of mind. Remember: All of us are doing the best we can with what we know. Use what you know to take care of yourself.

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What can I say?

What can I say?

Your question is an opening to grace. You want to be a conduit of it to your friends, and yet you’re frozen by your sense of inadequacy. All you really must do is show up.

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The Age Old Lie

The Age Old Lie

Dear Maria, I just found out that a family friend has been lying to us about his age. During a visit home, a mutual friend told me that she suspects that he is older than he appears. (I think she has a thing for him, too.)  I was at his apartment, and looked in his...

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We’re All Ducks Here

We’re All Ducks Here

When I’m sad or things don’t go my way, I have that anchor. I’ve lived long enough to know I can get through whatever life throws me. I may need to ugly cry along the way, but that’s okay. There’s someone there to pass the Kleenex!

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