The Day Everything Changed

Self-preservation is a wondrous thing. As innate as the need for food, drink, shelter, it an automatic response to the obstacles we face every day. The desire to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe is a powerful and sometimes misguided force. When I use the term...

HIGH FIVE @ THE FEELS

HIGH FIVES @ THE FEELS Each blogger has a unique positioning here at The Daily Feels. We’re all about learning lessons and sharing our blessings, so we created an uplifting, fun, encouraging piece of content that allows us to do that in the form of a high-five. This...

You’ll Get It When You Get It (and other kind words)

A very long time ago, I was told that I wouldn’t be good at raising kids because I have no patience. I was hurt by that comment. Kinda pissed about it, actually. Until I realized I was angry because it was mostly true. Not the raising kids, part. I mean, duh, if I...

Living With Something That You Didn’t Ask For

April is National Autism Month. March was National Kidney Month. Janis is a fearless leader for Autism, so this month I wanted to share some of my experiences about kidney failure. Most months when I write this blog, I make attempts to be funny and make you smile...

Autism Parenting On the Rocks…With Diamonds…

I don’t think I’ve ever fully hashed out, in my mind or out loud, what it was like finding out Calvin has autism. Because the thing is, with autism you don’t just wake up one day and find out, once and for all, what’s going on.  That’s not the way it works at...

What Do You Do When You’re Trust Is Put To The Test?

I pride myself on speaking about trusting God.  Are they just words or do I really live by it?  I was about to find out.   Let’s start from the beginning. This past week was filled with the unexpected.  A lot of which was about money going out not...

When Things Aren’t Always Black and White

A few years ago, before we became a nation run by a human Cheesy Poof, I was at a party with friends. Many of them were from Delaware and talking about how Joe Biden encounters were commonplace — so much so that everyone had an “Uncle Joe” story to tell. He was VP at...

Great Things Never Came from Comfort Zones…

In May 2018, I made a choice to leave my corporate job. You see, I was brought in to “clean up” a failing division. I wasn’t told that. I was told “it’s a mom network. You will be making content to inspire moms!” This sounded right up my alley, so I dove in. Fast...