Category Archives: Family Issues

Education is what matters – Mama says so!

 I recently left my retail marketing job at Sears / Kmart to contribute to something that sounded more urgent than selling toys and fitness equipment.  Don’t get me wrong, I love both toys and fitness equipment, but I am sure both will do fine without my assistance.  I joined the Sylvan Learning team where their […]

Eagle Scouts Rock! Mama Says So

Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, Reverent.  I wish more people had that as their personal mission statement!  The Boy Scouts do.  I mean, its hard enough to try to live up to all those adjectives, but to be cheerful on top of it all? That’s seriously tough. The only thing […]

Grief Midwestern Style

The email popped up on my Mama Says So phone from the High School Principal.  It was one of those you don’t want to read because it starts out  “ It is with the deepest sorrow and regret that I inform you…. “ .   At that point, you have to scroll down, and you are praying […]