The Gift of a Mom

The Gift of a Mom

By Lisa Sugarman As Mother’s Day approaches every year, I tend to spend a lot of time reflecting on my own mom and our relationship more than I do anything else. I mean, I obviously love and honor that I’m a mom myself and have been for almost twenty-one years, but to...
When We Lose A Dog

When We Lose A Dog

By Lisa Sugarman (CAUTION: Emotional content.) It’s 5:30 in the morning and I’m just getting up. And with Dave away on business, my first thought is the same first thought I’ve had for the last twelve years whenever he’s gone, The dog needs to go out. So, I sit up,...
Good job, Utah, for letting kids be kids!

Good job, Utah, for letting kids be kids!

By Lisa Sugarman Earlier this month, the state of Utah did something amazing (at least as far as I’m concerned). And I’m just giddy about it. What they did was pass a law that more or less redefines how their state defines neglect so that kids can spend a little...
The Older I Get The Less I Need

The Older I Get The Less I Need

By Lisa Sugarman Here’s the reality of my life: The older I get, the less I realize I want (and, more importantly, need). And I really mean that. See, we live in a culture that teaches us that working hard is a means to getting more stuff. And in some cases, for some...
Nope, I’m Not Ready For An Empty Nest

Nope, I’m Not Ready For An Empty Nest

By Lisa Sugarman It’s a strange phenomenon how milestones hit us. Stuff like decade birthdays and babies being born and marriage and kids leaving for college can all whack us in the back of the head in very random and unexpected ways. Kind of like how it’s hitting me...
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