I have moved around the country a lot in the last 20 years. I think the last count had me moving 15 times since I graduated high school. That being said, I have met a lot of people. I wasn’t really using social media during my first decade or so of gypsy life, so I… More Make new friends but keep the old.
The youngest of the bunch came to me recently and proposed that we have a garage sale. I love having garage sales. Adam and I agree that whenever we feel like our house is too small for us, we clean out the house and have a sale. The boy’s reasoning for a garage sale was… More An Exercise in Purging
Many years ago, my ex-husband gave me the nickname of “hummingbird on crack”. I have always had a hard time sitting still. In many ways, I took great pride in all the things I could get done in a day and how “busy” I was. I always had goals to meet; undergrad while franchising a… More Chasing Carie
By now, I’m sure you’ve heard about Josh Duggar. Even my husband, who stays as far away from the news and social media, has heard about this yay-who. However, if you just crawled out from your proverbial rock, or returned from a year with monks, here is my reader’s digest story: The adult child of… More My take on Duggargate
If somebody is a problem for you, it’s not that they should change, it’s that you need to change. If they’re a problem for themselves that’s their karma, if they’re causing you trouble that’s your problem on yourself. So, in other words when Christ is crucified, he says “forgive them, they don’t know what they’re… More This Is Your Work
Once upon a time, I worked for what could have been a wonderful organization. The problem, however, was terrible leadership that did not value its employees. The Executive Director had a pet that could do no wrong but was toxic to the organization. To add insult to injury, the Board was simply there to do… More Comparison is the Thief of Joy
So your marriage is over, but what about your relationship with your in-laws, their relationship with your children, or even your relationship with your ex-spouse’s new Significant Other? What is healthy and appropriate? Much to my dismay, there is no one-size-fits-all manual to answer these questions. Everyone knows at least one divorce horror story, but… More Can’t We All Just Get Along?
I started my first blog in 2007 with the encouragement of a good friend who was blogging at that time. My boys were roughly a few months old, and a year and a half old so blogging gave me a great outlet to keep my friends and family up to date. In addition, I had… More What goes up, must come down. Spinning wheel turning ’round.
You may be asking yourself, does the title mean she thinks it’s not a good idea to work together, or is she going to offer some tips on how to make it work. The answer is yes. When I met the man who is now my ex-hubs, we were working for the same company. The… More Working with your spouse: For Dummies
When you stood at the altar in front of God and all of your friends and family (or the Justice of the Peace, if applicable), you did not do so with a voice in the back of your head saying “I wonder how long we will last”, or “I will ride this wave as long as… More STOP: In the name of love