Dearest son, When I found out I was being blessed with your precious life I envisioned so much more for you. I reminisced of my childhood growing up blissfully unaware of influences of “the real world”. I pictured you riding your bike in the street, playing board games on the kitchen table, and excelling in … More To my son, This is not the America I dreamed for you..
So many things about life can get us all riled up. From the lady in the turn lane that takes too long to go, to the cashier that gave you incorrect change….. Anything can escalate our day into a negative tailspin. Here are a few things that you just have to let go. 1. … More 5 Stressors You Should Let Go Of
“The Greatest Generation” are people who grew up in a time of war, poverty, change, opposition, segregation and humble strength. These are people who learned how to benefit from nothing, strive for better, accept their shortcomings and soar beyond expectations. People of this generation saw our country at its lowest of lows and found a … More “The Greatest Generation” didn’t plan on this.
Spending the majority of my professional life working with older adults, there are a few things that they always say they regret not spending more time doing. Or things they wish they could go back and do over. Take a page from their book….. do these things better. 1. Make family moments matter. … More 10 Things We Should All Learn About Life
We have all heard those romantic stories about people who were connected through sites like match.com or eharmony.com. But what I want to tell you about is the reality that we all face when experimenting with online dating. While I like to think that those scenarios are possible for normal people like myself, in my … More Why Online Dating is Like Searching through the Bargain Bin
This week I was referred to as “the heavy set girl”. Now, I have been referred to as many things in my lifetime, the girl with the freckles, the girl with the short hair, the girl with a funny name. But never have I ever actually heard someone refer to me as “heavy set.” … More 10 things you should know about “heavy set” girls
Why socially delete your past? If it was special enough to post about…. its part of your story. Deal with it. … More Socially deleting your past
Yes I’m that soccer mom that you love to hate. I’m at every game yelling from the sidelines like I’m the coach. And you either love me, or you hate me. And either way….. I don’t care. Soccer has become more and more competitive in recent years. And after years of being a volunteer … More Yes I’m that (soccer) mom
Our kids go to school expecting it to be a safe place. We have every intention of them being the “cool kid” and living an easy breezy life. But for some kids, that’s not how the world works. I have personally been the recipient of bullying in school. I have been the girl that … More Wake up… Your kid is a bully
My final thoughts: The people spoke. The popular vote, the real vote, was for Hillary. This archaic thing called the electoral college gave trump the election. Something developed and never reviewed in over 200 years made an archaic man president. It is what it is. I accept it but will not defend it. It’s … More America has spoken.