Michael Phelps Shows We Can Rewrite Our Stories

Congratulations to Michael Phelps on his 2016 Rio Olympics performance! Phelphs’ athleticism is one we all marvel.  Watching Phelps, I often joke saying he has gills and not lungs. We know Michael’s performance in the pool is the result of hard work, discipline, passion and a drive to succeed. He is on his fourth consecutive gold medal in Rio.  Michael currently holds 22…

College Graduates: Moving Back Into Your Old Room

Many families will celebrate college graduations this month. For some families, a college graduate will be a first for the family, for others it will be a long tradition of turning tassels and tossing caps in the air. It is a milestone that conjures a range of emotion for both parents and college grads. Parents are proud to see their children earn degrees. Graduates immediately feel the pressure of being thought of as…

Facing Mortality with Life

Facing Mortality With Life

The topic of morality is not one usually greeted with much enthusiasm.  Most families do not discuss the topic even in the midst of caring for a loved one with declining health or after receiving a dismal prognosis.   Last week at a press conference in Atlanta, Former President Jimmy Carter,  publically faced his mortality.  The Former President shared he had a tumor removed from his liver…