I’m the one who needs help

I’m the one who needs help

My son was an athlete and very successful.  We spent countless hours together as he grew up, traveling the state for baseball tournaments, practices, and social functions; baseball was our life. I was a single dad doting on his every need as he was an only child and I...
How PAL Helped my Relationships

How PAL Helped my Relationships

When I found PAL, I had no idea it would have such a powerful impact on so many of my relationships. Yes, I have three children I came for, but now realize I am here not only for them, but for my mom, and my brother and sister-in-law. There is a long history of...
Expectations

Expectations

It can be hard to maintain a positive attitude at times. It can be a challenge when facing hardship and struggle to keep a smile on your face. Sometimes during these holiday seasons, the effect of depression and anxiety can be magnified. Culturally speaking, these are...
Moving Forward with Hope

Moving Forward with Hope

Our family has struggled for 12 years on and off with our 32-year-old son John’s addictions. My husband of 35 years and I and my 30-year-old daughter have been overwhelmed. After John was born we had our daughter three years later. Growing up they both played sports –...