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The Cat in My House


By Alison Patton Alison Patton is an amazing mother, accomplished attorney, incredible writer (her work is often featured in the Huffington Post) and someone that I am fortunate to call my friend.  I’ve never had a guest blogger before but

Posted in Family, Grief, Life, Love, Parenting, Pets, Self-Discovery

Lessons Learned in 2013


In the midst of the holiday season, I often find myself reflecting on the past year.  A big event for our family in 2013 was welcoming a new puppy into our home.  And while Bruno might be the youngest member

Posted in Family, Holidays, Love, Mindfulness, Pets

Life Lessons from a Mother of Ten


Our family is anxiously awaiting the arrival of a new puppy in our household. Our puppy was born on Valentine’s Day and when he was only three days old we were able to spend the day with him, his mom

Posted in Children, Family, Mindfulness, Parenting, Pets

Dealing with Times of Sadness


We recently had to say goodbye to our beloved dog Bailey. Those of you who are pet owners will understand when I say that Bailey was truly a member of our family. It was an incredibly sad time in our

Posted in Disappointment, Emotions, Family, Grief, Pets, Self-Care