Category Archives: Parenting

Veterans Day, From a Mother Who Lost Her Son to a War She Thought Was Over!

Last May, in a piece for Memorial Day, I told you about Sgt. Daniel Braun who, just the week before, had lost his battle with PTSD. Daniel was only 27 when he took his own life last spring, leaving behind a shocked and devastated family who loved him beyond measure.  Daniel served with my son […]

Physical illness for women does not equal insanity, not in the 19th Century and not today!

“Mass hysteria,” that is the diagnosis that doctors have given a strange medical condition that has suddenly affected a dozen teenage girls in an upstate New York school, according to a report this week by MSNBC. Each of these young women is experiencing facial ticks, and uncontrolled body movements. Officials say there are no physiological […]