No More Spanking

As a young adult, I assumed spanking was a normal form of discipline for children. When I had a child of my own, I found it impossible to spank. What then, is a parent to do? Was I going to be a failure? Was my child going to grow up wild and undisciplined?… Continue Reading

Kung Fu Cop

I recently read an article about police agencies that have introduced the use of nunchucks as a tool to subdue suspects that resist and struggle. Now, I’m not so sure how I feel about this. I mean, they have guns, night sticks, pepper spray and tasers. Doesn’t that seem like enough? What advantage could two…Continue Reading

Understanding Hypothyroidism In Today’s World

Recently my husband had to have a physical and lab work-up. The doctor gave him a clean bill of health but the physician’s assistant asked if he had been a bit more tired lately. Considering that my husband works about sixty hours weekly as we pay for the college education of our four children, we’ve…Continue Reading

Great Chicken Wing Recipes

My husband loves chicken wings. Me, well, not so much. However, just because I’m not a fan of the wing doesn’t mean I can’t whip up a great tasting batch of those bad boys. In fact, I have several recipes that are favorites with my husband and our boys. Give them a try and…Continue Reading

Female Leadership

The season of fall always generates Halloween inspired cartoons and décor filled with the stereotypical witch. Rather than offend, these caricatures carry lessons and inspirations that can be gleaned by all women if we just look for the positive.… Continue Reading