Tessa G. is author of the blog whispersinthetrees.com, a freelance writer, editor, and online course auditor as well as a Columnist for The Good Men Project and The Mindful Word. The single Mom of four boys, Tessa candidly discusses everything from single parenthood, health & wellness, and mental health to busting social norms on her blog.
This article gives the reader some ideas on how to connect with their kids when all they are interested in seems to be technology. Suggestions for activities you can do together that relate to technology, and what you can do when the internet goes down can help you to connect with your kids in a way that interests them.
This post gives step-by-step instructions on how to spend some time with your kids creating a fun fall candleholder.
This article brings attention to men about unseen dangers to them that arise in the wintertime, from injuries to car safety.
This article discusses the gender roles assigned to several sports, and how it limits what sports and activities children will get involved in based purely on social constructs.
This article addresses the issues and questions that arise when church leaders abuse our boys, and provides insight as to how to keep the faith despite the actions of our spiritual leaders.
This article addresses the dramatic life changes experienced by those who are confronted with illness or injury at a young age.
This is a vegetarian recipe that's been passed down by my mother that I've tweaked, and it contains options to add meat and make it gluten-free.
In this post I review several products useful for the management of migraines without medication, and announce a giveaway of these products.
This article gives tips and advice to divorced dads to help them build the best relationship possible with their kids.
This article challenges the social connection between colors and gender norms, and gives a brief history of how 'pink is for girls and blue is for boys' comes from advertising campaigns to boost the sales of baby clothes and layettes.
This post is a review of another blogger's online course on writing to manage chronic pain.
This article scrutinizes the Canadian Government's claims that there is an opioid crisis caused by doctors over-prescribing opioid medicaitons, and questions some of the decisions that fly in the face of measures taken by some government officials that strip those with chronic illnesses of their non-opioid pain treatments, contributing to the problem.
This article discusses how the stereotypical gender role of the male soldier contributes to the problems men face in seeking treatment when they come back from war and peacekeeping missions with PTSD.