From the monthly archives:

March 2010

At the Hands of Fate

by Carolyn on March 26, 2010

You choose your friends, not your family. But there are times, rare and unique times when we do get to choose our family.  The most significant example of this of course, is when we choose to marry someone thereby creating our own family.  Another example can be found through the adoption of a child.  But […]



Two Steps Forward…

by Carolyn on March 15, 2010

Confession time. I have to admit, I’m kind of disappointed in myself. When I started this blog, one of the first issues I wrote about was my lack of authenticity. How I had lost myself in an attempt to always be fulfilling the needs and expectations of others. Only showing the parts of me that […]



The Evolution of Trees

by Carolyn on March 12, 2010

Today, families come in all shapes and sizes. Same sex couples with children, step families, single parent households and extended family households are becoming a larger demographic than ever before and their numbers may even be eclipsing those of the traditional nuclear family. We are no longer a culture of Cleavers living as husbands with […]



And the Academy Award Goes To…..

by Carolyn on March 8, 2010

In honor of last night’s Academy Awards. It’s not a best or worst dressed list but hopefully you will enjoy this little tribute by anyway. Personally, I’m not sure if I’ve laughed this hard at a video in a long time. May I present: The Trailer for Every Oscar Winning Movie Ever Enjoy! PS […]