Getting Old Isn’t For Sissies

It’s almost eight years since my amazing husband Sig passed away. I will love him for the rest of my life.  He doesn’t even have to be here for me to continue to feel this way.  Thankfully, I am coasting

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The Elevator Ride

I have met many wonderful people while stopping at various floors in an elevator and if I had more time this week I would have told my fellow rider the following facts. My life has been a series of miracles,

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How Dare You!

Couples who decide to throw in the towel after 10 or 15 years of marriage should never use their children as ammunition against each other. If you did not know this before, here’s what you need to know: It’s your

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Living Under a Bridge

For years, I have said that they should stop teaching geography and start teaching young people how to prepare for a meaningful, productive life. Understanding as early as possible about the importance of getting a good education so that you

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Valentine’s Day and Love

Throughout my life, I have told whoever would listen to me, over and over again, that LOVE IS THE ANSWER. And if you’re lucky, love is always in your heart and on your mind all the time. Not just for

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Adoption

Dear Heather, I am a twenty two year old college student and my boyfriend and I are not married. Recently, I became pregnant and neither of us are ready to be married or become parents. I spoke with both my

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Moving

Dear Heather, My husband has been offered the “Job of a Lifetime”, but it would involve moving from the east coast to Los Angeles. I would be leaving my family and many friendships behind. I’m a stay at home mom

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Memories Are Made of This

Dear Heather, My husband of more than 40 years passed away about a year ago. I’m struggling to cope with feelings of loneliness. What has helped you deal with your situation? Lonely Widow Dear Lonely Widow, My husband died on December 6th,

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Dear Sig

Dear Heather, After my husband passed away, I’ve felt so alone. No one to share my day with anymore. What would you recommend to deal with this terrible loneliness? A Recent Widow   Dear Recent Widow, I have been a

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