Good Things

I received the most beautiful letter from a women who saw me at an awards dinner last month and purchased my book. She is the mother of an extremely ill child and was so very touched by my story, I have been invited to speak at her children’s stroke victim group after the summer. I am so very honored to …

My Family

Sometimes I like to take a moment and sit back and think about what a great family I have. They are all concerned, supportive, loving, caring, and just plain wonderful. I think when you just take a moment out of each and every day to think of what you appreciate about your family and just think of one thing a …

Growing Up

Life is so difficult and demanding for our young people today. Pressures come from all angles and no matter what a parent does, the child has to learn how to deal with the demands of life, love, school, and pier pressure by themselves.  As a mother that pain falls short of doing as much as you can to ease kids …

Control

Sometimes I have to understand I cannot control everything in our families lives. I guess everyone has a point in their lives that they feel overwhelmed with family and want to control what everyone does. Well, why would I think that, ever? I totally am the first one to say that everyone should follow their own path and we cannot …

New Plans

Trying to work on some new events to raise money for the foundation. I am open to suggestions and look forward to hearing them. In order for the Alesia Shute Foundation to continue to gift books to organizations, we need to raise funds or get sponsors to support the cause. By sharing my words of inspiration with families around the …

Someone Special

I got a note on Facebook today on my Alesia Shute Author page about a 9 year old girl named Ireland who is living in a Ronald McDonald House. Ireland has Cancer. She told her mother that she is done and is giving up. Her mother in distress for her child has asked us to send her cards and notes …

A Terrible Loss

Today I received an email and a call about a very close friend passing. Bob and I went to school together and both of our proms. We were inseparable in school and although we both went our separate ways after graduation, me marrying and moving, he going into real estate and business with his partner. Well, it has been over …