My desire with each of these posts is always to provide information in an attempt to help these poor lost souls. Unfortunately, today I have learned that Savannah Crawford has been found, dead. My heart is heavy with grief for her family as I write this article. However, the case is not yet closed. This … Continue reading Update on Savannah Crawford : Grieving Her Loss
As a self-proclaimed 'cat-mom' I devote most of my time tending to my three fuzzballs. Many people have joked, or even criticized the way I treat my cats. Pamper them, one might say. Why did I buy a cat tree instead of a new laptop? Why do I have more treats in my cupboard for my cats, … Continue reading Why I Spoil My Cats : Part 1
Nearly 30,000 children go missing each year, with approximately half of them going unsolved or inconclusive. As a parent, it is one's biggest fear that one day, their child will leave and never return home. Unfortunately, that is the horrible tragedy faced by Amanda Akridge. Amanda has been left desperate and searching for any sign … Continue reading The Disappearance of Savannah Crawford
Do you ever just feel like giving up and giving in? How long and hard you've been fighting doesn't seem to matter anymore? You just feel completely broken and defeated? Empty, alone, worthless? Like you have no purpose anymore? Everything you wished for and tried for faltered and crumbled around you? Leaving you to dig … Continue reading Tragedy
I would like to preface this poem by saying that it is not my own. Rather this is the work of an anonymous boy, written 2 years before taking his own life. Growing up is hard, and without parents and figures to guide them, many children and teens run astray. And far too many end … Continue reading To Santa Claus, and Little Sisters
I just want to fly. Let go. Weighed down. No more. No restraints. No holds barred. Open my wings, Take a breath, Take the leap, And fly. Weightless at last. I want the numb. Empty head. Sting. Scratch. Burn. Fly. It's been to long. Yes. Far too long. My friends return. Do go away. Don't … Continue reading My Friend, Let’s Fly.
Anxiety can be a ball and chain dragging many individuals behind. In our growing society full of dead lines and appointments, everyone growing ever more concerned about categorization, criticism, and perfectionism, it can be difficult for those struggling with anxiety disorders to catch up to the daily grind. And the worst part is, this sometimes … Continue reading Anxiety and How I Cope