From Elaina: Honestly, we can change the last word of this question to war, death, illness, breakups, any of the big challenges we face. COVID is slightly different in that we are all in this challenge together at the same time. But even through this time of anxiety and grieving, life is continuing. Along with … More How Can I Stay Upbeat and Positive During COVID?
Elaina’s daughter, Becca, wrote this week’s blog: I’m very happy and excited to say that I’ve recently been selected as a counselor for Fish Camp, an extended orientation program for freshmen entering college at Texas A&M University, which is where I go to school. This selection process was very competitive as almost 3000 students applied … More No More What Ifs
From Elaina: I’ve been reading What’s in the Way is the Way by Mary O’Malley. One of the topics that struck me in this book is about how impermanent each moment is. Life spoiler alert here…there is only one way out. The impermanence isn’t just our lives, our friends and family, but in actuality, every … More Resistance is Futile
From Elaina: I moved my youngest to college last weekend. Since it’s been a solid 3 days since I’ve seen her (and I took a mini vacation during that), I feel like that qualifies me as an expert on this empty nest syndrome. Here is a survival guide! Your relationship with your child should be … More Empty Nest Survival Guide
from Lisa It’s that time of year again. Graduation! The celebration of years of accomplishment and looking forward to new beginnings. The time when we appreciate the many, many people that have affected our lives and helped mold us into the person we are today. There are hugs good-bye and tearful apprehensions of letting go … More Constants