Saving Our Sons – Review

I am so excited for a “first review.” I sent the manuscript of Saving Our Sons to a young lady I’ve known for some time.  She’s an English major, educator, wife and most importantly a MOM!  Here’s what she said about my forthcoming book:

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My Son Is So Angry!

We’ve all been raised to believe anger is a bad emotion.  We don’t like when someone is angry; and especially when it is coming from our adolescent son. Anger-It’s Real Life I was raised by a very angry father (a rager).  The issue for me in my life wasn’t that he was angry, it was…

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“Saving Our Sons” – An Update

It’s hard to imagine 2016 is 2 weeks away.  It’s certainly been a very busy 2015; I thought I’d take this time to give an update on my book, Saving Our Sons. Saving Our Sons I have been diligently reading and rereading the manuscript before sending it off to copyedit.  I believe Saving Our Sons:  A Parent’s…

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Keeping Your Children Safe

Following up on my Facebook comments regarding the essay “Black and Blue” by NHL star Patrick O’Sullivan,  I have more to say! Safety is Paramount If you haven’t read the article mentioned above, I suggest that you do.  It’s disturbing on so many levels.  My priority in this post is to address the importance of keeping…

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A Time to Give Thanks

It’s that time of year!  Here are some things I’m very thankful for. A Time To Give Thanks First and foremost I am thankful for my family and friends and all the blessings they bring to my life.  I have a thriving private practice that allows me to live my mission every day.

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Drugs, Alcohol and My Son

In my last article, I talked about “When a Boy Becomes a Man;” what happens when there are obstacles, and there can be many.  In the next few posts, I’ll share with you about what I see in my program The Quest Project.  Let’s start with the “big one”  Drugs and Alcohol. Charles Krauthammer wrote in…

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Creating a Legacy

And finally, where I am today and what’s in store for the future… “In A Nutshell” As I wrap up this series of articles, my intention has been to introduce you to me and my life.  I feel it is crucial that you and the parents of boys who are considering joining my programs know my…

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The Quest Project is Born

Continuing the story of what brought me to where I am today. The Quest Project is Born That may sound “cliché” so let me explain.  I  carried, labored, nurtured, fed, protected and devoted most of my time to this baby called The Quest Project!  I knew in my heart it would be a gift to troubled young boys. It is what they…

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A Wounded Man

Continuing the story…I do this work to help wounded, broken boys grow to be successful men.  I know how, I’ve been there. Civilian Life, I’m Not Ready The Air Force changed my life and offered the stability I needed.  It was returning to the civilian life that still would prove to be a challenge, and I would come…

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Hey Mom I Joined the Air Force!

Continuing the story of the life that brought me to where I am today, and why I do the work I do to help boys.  My Air Force years. I’m In The Air Force Now Enlisting in the United States Air Force was an easy decision for me.  I was lost with no direction in…

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