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"
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"
Family is a concept generally associated with a group of people who are affiliated in some manner, in both physical and metaphorical manifestations. Traditionally, we view family as pertaining to our immediate biological bonds, the parents who raised us, the siblings who both loved and tormented us in equal amounts. We extend family to include […]Continue reading "Examining Family Roles In Society"