They are calling it the "biggest sports comeback of all time." Tiger Woods won his fifth Masters by one stroke. It was his 15th major title, his first in almost 11 years. It’s being called the greatest sports comeback ever. But I beg to differ.  OK, OK. I'm no sports fanatic. No expert for sure. This is a golf thing, right?  But I think this is way more than a sports comeback. Since his self-imposed…

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  When I was married, I was oblivious to the challenges of my friends who were single, or single again. And, I'm sorry. I had been married to Dan MOST OF MY LIFE, close to 24 years. Since he passed away four years ago, it's been eye opening. Outside of learning to grieve, and learning to heal, I've been learning the ropes of how to do this single life. FIVE THINGS I've learned since I've been…

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  A thumbs up. A smile. A hug. Loneliness. Worship. Just five ideas I now know are universally understood after a trip to Kenya with Cure International and WAY-FM. Loneliness is felt whether you are in Kenya or Connecticut, wealthy or poor, married or single. Mary is a 32 year old single mom who lives in a village outside of Kenya with her two children. Her oldest daughter has disabilities, which aren't widely accepted in…

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I have found one of the greatest lessons, and most difficult things required as a parent, is this: LETTING GO. If you think about it, the process of letting go begins at birth. The baby is born. She's been really close to you for nine months. Really close. And what is the first thing that happens? They whisk her away. Your eyes follow the baby closely, looking desperately toward the table where the nurse took…

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Well meaning people say the funniest things sometimes. I've experienced some loss. My Mom passed away when I was in my early 20s, my husband and father of my children died a few years ago, and my Dad a few months after that. My kids and I thought we'd move across the country for a fresh start last year, only to land in a new place with the same old problem: pain. We all get to…

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  THANK YOU for sharing some life with me on the air last week by telling me, if we were writing a book together, what your chapter would be titled in a book on parenting…marriage…a book on being single…even on how to be a better puppy owner! My goal was to get to know you better, but really I learned a TON! Here’s what we learned: Parenting is hard: Popular chapter titles were: “I'm Your Mom: We Can Be…

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