The Connection Remains Forever

What should I do with all the family photographs? How can I share my father’s legacy with my children and grandchildren? How do I remain connected with my mom after her passing? Where can I go besides the cemetery to spend time with my sister? Creating a memorial honoring your loved one is a great way to keep their spirit alive, giving your yearnings for a connection an outlet and allowing friends and family to Read More …

It Takes a Village: Transcending Fatherhood

Written by Gretchen Kodanaz The first time my adoptive father, Taner, tried to teach me a lesson was over some green peppers that had made their way into a pile on the side of my plate. I was five years old with classically frustrating picky-eater syndrome and I didn’t want those green peppers. But being the new father figure in the previously single parent household, Taner was set on proving a point: I was not Read More …