When You Give a Girl Family Beyond Blood

"Friends are the family we choose for ourselves." Family: an every day term used by so many so often, but with quite a range of definitions that doesn't seem to be one-size-fits-all. Growing up, I was fortunate to be a part of a bigger brood and I absolutely loved it. The oldest of three sisters, … Continue reading When You Give a Girl Family Beyond Blood

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My Dogs Are My Kids and That Shouldn’t Offend You

With Mother's Day upon us, I've seen more than my fair share of this argument back and forth across a variety of social media pages, as well as a couple interesting articles making their rounds, too (usually in callous tones); Are pet owners "parents" and can animals be called their "kids"? Should they celebrate Mother's/Father's Day? My personal … Continue reading My Dogs Are My Kids and That Shouldn’t Offend You