• Walk With…

    My heart is in my throat, tears stream down my cheeks, hand softly placed on my chest as I sit with my emotions.

  • The Opposite of Addiction is Connection

    No matter how difficult your struggle seems, when you acknowledge it and share, tomorrow comes with the rising sun and you begin another day a little lighter.

  • Come Back Home ~

    I believe we all require time on our own when a relationship comes to an end, regardless of how long our chosen partner was a part of our life. Just like we need time on our own to grieve the…

  • Thirteen!

    Happy 13th Birthday Jordan Rylie June 4th 2001! I am not quite sure how you went from this below….to that above? It blows my mind just thinking about it! Thirteen years ago today you changed my life. My family was complete…

  • Merry Christmas!

    This is classic when it comes to Christmas tunes, it makes me smile each year. Musicians have been using their voices to change the world for years. I love when talented people join forces to make a difference in the…

  • Live in the Clouds with Me!

    Whenever my kids are home from school for a break, whether it be summer, spring or winter, I always feel a connection to my past. I remember the same breaks as a little girl and it brings me back to…

  • Feliz Navidad…Jib Jab

    I spent Christmas in Spain when I was 10 so Feliz Navidad was and still is my favourite Christmas song. You all know I can’t go through Christmas without doing a Jib-Jab, so here you go! Feliz Navidad! Be sure…

  • Parenting ~

    Parenting is an ongoing struggle. Being a single parent is a challenge most of us wouldn’t want to face! The stereotypical single Mom is one who just gets by, has two kids, rents an apartment and gets some sort of…

  • The Whole Journey, Life Itself ~

    This post is for Rick, one of our much appreciated regular Tara followers! Rick continues to use his voice by giving us his male point of view and we appreciate it. He’s very passionate about life and the meaning behind…

  • Life History Media Ltd

    Life History Media ~ telling the story of your life. “To forget one’s ancestors is to be a brook without a source, a tree without a root” chinese proverb. I have recently joined my friend Anna Ceraldi-Zin and company on a…

  • Family History & Breaking the Cycle ~

    If you follow Tara Cronica regularly you know this month Jacquie created our header in which she chose ‘Finding Lyrical Beauty in History’. Great job Jake, I love that each month we get a fresh new look which reflects Lyrical…

  • Apparently I lived in the ‘Olden Days’

    On our way to school one morning my 8 year old daughter asked “back in the olden days did you have a mole-lot”. “Phftt, back in the olden days” I laughed! l almost went directly into the olden day rant,…

  • I Can Do It All, Achoo!

    I am perfectly capable of taking care of the kids, house, dog, business, yard, etc etc etc and the list goes on! Blah blah blah! My days are crazy busy but I love it! I Can Do It All! I…

  • “You know what!”

    Our family has quite a few ‘sayings’ that make me laugh each time I hear them. My son has his favorite when someone is questioning him. It got the title of my post because it’s said the most by all…

  • Let’s Be Honest…

    We all like to think we have honesty with our partner, friends, family and co workers, but do we? Are we being honest with ourselves? You have to wonder don’t you. A vow is taken at a wedding, but still the…

  • In One Word…

    If you could describe each family members in one word what would it be? I decided to play this word game while on a short road trip with my family to see what we would come up. I asked each…

  • Casey Douglas Adkins ~ May 14 1981-Dec 28 2009

    I attended the funeral service for my second cousin Casey Douglas Adkins on Monday and was moved for many different reasons. I reconnected with my extended family on my mother’s side after years of not keeping in touch. When I…

  • Gifts Are All Around Us

    The big day is over.  Phew!  All the rushing around, Christmas baking, shopping (unless you are boxing day shopping today) and gift wrapping is now behind us for another year. Yesterday was a day of abundance for most of us;…

  • Merry Christmas!!

    Happy Holidays !! The Tara Team Presents ~ Jacquie~ Bonnie ~ Tracy oh and a few of our favorite elves, Gavin (you had to know you would be in this one) and James (cause I miss you)  Enjoy every moment…