5 Unforgivable Sins Parents Make While Oversharing on Social Media

The day started out as it always did: coffee, email, phone messages, a quick Facebook scan…and then…what the heck? Staring at me, even before my coffee became cold, was post after post, and photo after photo, of sick, bloodied, and crying kids. The first was a blood-soaked bandage showing the actual lump removed from some childs’ head! I could have gone the rest of my life and would have been fine not seeing that. It is […]

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Naturally Controversial

In Texas, medical marijuana is only available for certain forms of epilepsy and even then, it is only available in the lowest form. For an interesting read on medical marijuana and the fight for whole plant use, please enjoy my latest article in DFW Child’s Thrive Magazine.  Update: Alexis Bortell sues federal government for access to medical cannabis in Texas.   Photo credit: Toke Signals with Steve Elliott 

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Dads Are for Making Pancakes!

For kids, there’s not much more fun in this world than waking up to some delicious weekend pancakes in the shape of “Micky Mouse” ears. No matter how perfect the shape, (or not), and with very little effort, dads can convince even the most skeptical little eater, that there is a “robot” or a “fairy princess” on their plate waiting to be devoured with tasty syrup and slabs of butter. In some strange fashion, the […]

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Does Your Writing Allow you to be a Risk Taker?

You sit down every day and with each key stroke, you pour your heart out.  But if you want to make a living out of it, you absolutely must take risks. If you do push the envelope, will you run the risk of losing your steady employment? The old expression, “Don’t quit your day job” plays over and over again. There are bills to pay and plenty of responsibilities. With a career in writing are […]

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Why Your Birthday Is About to Stop Being Relevant! It’s Bizigal’s Birthday!

Today, I celebrate my 56th 39th birthday for about the third time *readers wait while she puts on her big girl pants.*  What is it about birthday’s that keep adults so attentive and eager to welcome their special day each year? Sure, we all want to feel special but that isn’t necessarily going to happen; at least there are no guarantees. Obviously, I am grateful to be celebrating at all as compared to the alternative, or given the […]

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