Picture it..Southwest Virginia…2004. I was a 27 year old married mom of two; a boy and a girl—my perfect little family. We had a brick house, two children, a minivan and a cocker spaniel. We had moved back to my hometown just a year prior. My husband had a good job—good pay and good benefits […]

I grew up in a small town in Wisconsin with an older brother and my parents. For the most part, my family was pretty normal and I grew up being taught moral value and responsibility. We ate dinner together as a family every night and had good relationships with each other. But, by the age […]

Stress. We start our day with it. We end our day with it. And if you’re like me, swim in a pool of it all day long. Let’s face it, the lives we’ve created for ourselves are full of things that stress us out. What we may not see right at the start of our stress ridden lives is […]