Category: Relationships

‘I would die for my children but I could not stop drinking for them’……

There is a very good reason that after over four years sober I still blog in my community most days. I’m going to do whatever it takes to hold onto my freedom because alcohol addiction is serious business. The risk of relapse is high even after years of sobriety, but I believe the key is

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How do You Talk to Your Kids about Alcohol Abuse if You’re Questioning Your Own Drinking?

When my daughter and son learned in third-grade social studies that alcohol was an addictive drug I found myself in the uncomfortable position of trying to explain why I often drank more than I should. Although I’ve always had an open dialogue with my kids about alcohol and drugs I’ve also known that my behavior

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I’ve Had Enough of Seeing “Mommy’s Wine Time” Glamourized !

I saw a post on a Facebook page this morning that has me fuming. The page is for an Australian winery called Bonking Frogs Wine. They have a friendly, homey, fun kind of facebook page. The kind of page that makes you feel like you’re part of a funky community of earthy naturists who have

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It Hurts to Grow

The most important gift that we can give our children is to grow in front of their eyes. If they see us fall, get up again and move forward with more wisdom… And fall, get up again….move forward… If we let them see us cry… Then they will know that even though it hurts to

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