Just Do It with a Mother’s Day Gift

Groaning about having to get a Mother’s Day gift?  Struggling with what to write in the card?   Several years ago, I had the opportunity to hear legendary newscaster Brian Williams ask three of the most influential men in the world a simple question, “Who is your role model?”   The man who co-founded the largest shoe […]

Be Kind and Let Them Know They Matter

Shortly before my mom’s 30th birthday, my father left her with two young girls under the age of four. He took the shared car, emptied their meager bank account and never looked back—ever. My mother, who only days before had been a homemaker, went to work as a waitress in a diner in order to […]