By Linda Jenkinson | Apr 02, 2017
There is no reason why parents cannot bring their children up to choose a life based on fact rather than one based on faith yet, still allowing them to share in the beauty and diversity of other cultures and ethnicities including their differing religions. Although we may not adopt a culture's religious beliefs, we can still enjoy and even share in their customs.
By Linda Jenkinson | Dec 26, 2016
Sometimes it takes a while to get back into routine after the holidays. I totally forgot a very important holiday that falls between Christmas and New Year's.
By Linda Jenkinson | Nov 25, 2016
Happy holidays? This season to be jolly is one of the worst times of the year for many of those who suffer with the disease of depression. One of the best gifts you can give this season is compassion for those who aren't merry.
By Linda Jenkinson | Oct 28, 2016
Halloween is now the United States' second most popular holiday, after Christmas, but like many holidays, it can be a high-stress time for our pets.
» Loud noises from firecrackers to screams and shouts fill the evening air.
» Strangers and seldom-seen friends ring our doorbells and knock on our doors.
» Costumed friends and family look and smell different to our pets. Even our children's identities are hidden beneath masks and costumes as they return home with enticing bags of "something" that is hands off to our pets.
By Linda Jenkinson | Nov 27, 2013
The year Cabbage Patch Kids came out, it was the only thing my daughter wanted for Christmas. Her Christmas wish was my only experience in Black Friday shopping. We fought the crowds and looked everywhere for one and everywhere was sold out.
By Linda Jenkinson | Nov 25, 2013
"Wait! They're backing out… oh no, they're waiting!" "There's a spot over there… oh no, they beat us to it!"