The Ninth Year with BMS

FB Mothers DayMother’s Day is a week away, and for me, that day of celebration is mixed with one more anniversary with Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS). I have another blog at A Burning Journey that you are welcome to visit if you would like to learn more about this mysterious malady that affects many more people than you would probably guess. Continue reading

Your Personal Mission Statement

Mission StatementWe enter this world without much direction that isn’t either instinctual (meeting our own needs) or given to us by other people. As teens or adults, we have the privilege of choosing our direction, and each year we progress toward independence, we have more power to choose.

Have you thought about choosing well?  Continue reading

Considering the Second Child

A friend asked me the other day if the memory of the pain of childbirth goes away. I was kind of surprised and asked why he wanted to know.

“We are thinking about a second child, and I wondered if women just forgot the pain or blocked it somehow to make it possible to go through that again,” he said. Continue reading