A Good Mom Doesn’t Give Up
May08

A Good Mom Doesn’t Give Up

I was in family law court years ago for a custody issue, waiting quietly behind two parents that were on stage and on display. The dad sat next to an attorney that looked like he haphazardly threw his suit on, while having one of those mornings when you get lucky with the bedhead. The attorney was obviously disorganized, searching through an open file while the proceedings are taking place. I’ve seen this situation before. Dad did...

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Why I Use Medical Marijuana
Jul30

Why I Use Medical Marijuana

Most of my friends just found out that I use medical marijuana.  I created my online dating profile today and was so honest that I disclosed I smoke cigarettes, I drink regularly and I use medical marijuana.  I use medical marijuana legally, and secondly, the “medicine management” system I was subjected to wasn’t working for me.  This is my story about why I use medical marijuana. My particular diagnosis was bipolar.  For a while I...

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A Sobering Story of a Dad I Once Knew
Jun26

A Sobering Story of a Dad I Once Knew

A dad’s road to sobriety and the risk of losing his children. He was 27 years old, a single dad with custody of his seven-year old daughter.  He was awarded custody about six years prior while his daughter was still an infant.  He got married when his daughter was about 3, welcomed another child, but the marriage was heading for divorce.  He was a good dad and provided for his little mini-blended family.  He would say, “The...

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