Celebrate Your Strength: Finding Inspiration From Nature


Spring has arrived, early this year, which we are all very grateful for. With it comes the arrival of babies. I am speaking of the ones we see in the course of our daily suburban lifestyle; birds, ducks, turtles, rabbits, squirrels, chipmunks, deer, foxes, and geese…they all need us to slow down for their safety […]

The Joy And Heartache of Being A Pet Owner


Call me crazy, but if I’m nuts so is my husband. We have five pets; two cats and three dogs and that’s just of late. What can I say; we love animals – all kinds. Just like our four children each one brings us undeniable joy and relentless heartache. The boys (dogs) Adam, Louie and Franky […]

Pet Holiday Safety Tips


Lights, decorations, good food…every year, as we celebrate the holidays, we fill our homes with seasonal cheer for ourselves and our families. However, what may seem beautiful and harmless to us may pose hidden dangers to our pets. Don’t let an emergency spoil the festivities! Below are some common holiday hazards for dogs and cats […]

One of The Must Reads of Fall is YOU HAD ME AT WOOF: How Dogs Taught Me the Secrets of Happiness


Presently, I am the proud owner of three dogs; Louie (Boston Terrier), Adam (English Staffordshire Bull Terrier) Franky (Pit Bo, a designer mutt), and two rescue cats, Daisy and Raina.  There have been more and there have been less.  I’m certain the status quo in my home will forever shift; depending on who I find […]