By Jill Parshley-Cardillo My first love was my Teddy Bear. He was black and white and furry all over. I took him with me everywhere. I lost him in Jackson Heights, NY while accompanying my mom as she helped one of our relatives move. That was my first funeral; burying Teddy without his actual corpse. […]Continue reading "LOVE love"
By Jill Parshley-Cardillo Whether you are religious or not, you may have heard this poetic verse written in a letter by Paul in the Bible, “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not […]Continue reading "Happy Valentines Day Agape‑mou"
Hi my name is Jill Parshley-Cardillo. I was born and raised in Astoria, Queens in New York City. I am proud to say my sister, Kim Parshley, is the founder of: https://www.chooseafamily.com. She is the strawberry blonde actress with a bright smile, deep dimples and warm heart in the Choose A Family commercial, which you can […]Continue reading "In Between Brooklyn & Queens: A New Way to See Valentine’s Day"
With Thanksgiving coming up, and the hustle and bustle of students and shoppers rising before dawn, I decided to leave to work earlier than usual. I find that when I leave early, I slow down and take my time since there is no longer a need to rush. When we stop rushing, we breathe, and […]Continue reading "Happy Thanksgiving 2018: Remembering to Breathe"