MESSY PARENTING IS JUST INEXCUSABLE

For those of us who are parents, it is imperative that we conduct our affairs in a way that is healthy, especially in front of our children. Life can get […]

KIDS NEED PARENTS NOT FRIENDS

GEORGE-RUDY/SHUTTERSTOCK Children need parents to be parents—and when parents try to dodge parenting altogether and instead become a friend, the results are disastrous. For toxic parents this can include dressing […]

KIDS AND MARIJUANNA: KNOW THE SIGNS

There are some clear signs to look out for that will indicate if your child is  smoking or taking drugs, including the following: Chewing gum a lot, yellow-stained fingers and […]

SOMETHING SPECIAL!

  If you are in this group: YOU ARE FOLLOWING THIS BLOG You are following this blog, along with 8,427 other amazing people One of you is getting ready to […]

WHEN GOD TELLS US SOMETHING

  That little small voice, something said, I knew….is the voice of the Divine.  Instructing us, warning us, leading us, directing us and trying to protect us. What Divine says […]

EASY RECIPE: FIESTA TACOS

Prep 20 MIN           Total 20 MIN         Ingredients 10                 Servings12   Happy Saturday, Beautiful people. This is a very easy, light, tasty […]

AMERICAN BOYS AND THE LAW: A CRISIS

I had to have a hard conversation with my children about crime, inappropriate behavior and authority. Authority is defined as the power or right to give orders, make decisions, and […]

SOCIAL MEDIA FAKERS AND PHONEYS

There are so many people running cons and game in the world and we have to be careful. Integrity is living something. Not pretending something. It amazes me how people […]

A CHILD ASKS AND A MAN ANSWERS

When we are blending lives and men and women who are not biological parents take on the responsibility of developing children and being an integral part of their lives, we […]

GREAT GUYS STILL EXIST! GET YOU ONE.

Honor is defined as: to regard or treat (someone) with admiration and respect : to regard or treat with honor. b : to give special recognition to : to confer honor on. 2 […]

LIES EVENTUALLY CATCH UP WITH YOU

David Vincent Harris is my ex partner. He also happens to the the father of my youngest child. When we re-kindled our love affair in November of 2016, it was […]

GIRL INSPIRATION: WHAT IS PRETTY?

What is Pretty? reflects the beauty that is inside the heart and face of every little girl. This literary jewel should be in the heart and hands of every little […]

RELATIONSHIP CONFIDENCE

  I was recently having lunch with a relationship counselor as ground work for a project and we were discussing toxic relationships and the fuel they need to survive. Most […]

BEACH BODY READY: EASY TIPS

Follow These 5 Tips to Get Your Beach Body Ready in Time for Summer   1. You really need to start eating healthy! We all have been loading on sugar […]

HEALTHY WOMAN=HEALTHY BODY

  These are the nutrients we most need. This is not an exhaustive list, but it is a great place to start. Developing a natural menu that allows for this […]

OLDER WOMEN, YOUNGER MEN AND HOT SEX

Learn why the cougar is hunted by so many men. The younger man who has a sexual encounter with an older woman will remember it as some of the best sex of […]

RAISING HAPPY KIDS AFTER DIVORCE

When we first started talking about splitting up, our child was the main reason I told myself I couldn’t do it.  While I believed he’d be fine, I also suspected he’d […]

FAMILIARITY, GROWTH AND COMPLACENT COMFORT

Familiarity is defined  as the quality of being well known; recognizably based on long or close association. Familiarity has its place but is hardly ever productive when it comes to growth. […]

HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!

We want to wish everyone a very HAPPY MOTHER’S Day.  Enjoy this very special day as you honor your Mother and the gift she was/is… the bearer of life.   […]

WHAT MOTHERHOOD MEANS TO ME

I am stealing a few moments away… We are traveling and have been celebrating the beauty of the weekend non-stop since I checked the kids out of school early yesterday […]

5 GREAT REASONS TO BECOME A TEACHER

Five reasons to choose a career in teaching or youth work Everyone remembers a great teacher – perhaps one that inspired them to achieve, or showed them the  joy of a […]

5 GREAT SECOND CAREERS FOR BABY BOOMERS

  How to keep busy and keep earning in the next stage of your life. Catherine Conlan, Monster contributor Baby boomers — generally defined as those born between 1946 and […]

SACRED SPACES AND THE STATE OF NAKEDNESS

Sacred is usually defined within a religious or spiritual context but it also means: highly valued and important. Over the last few weeks I have defined and refined what is sacred […]

Sit, Don’t Hover, When Using the Toilet!

  By Brianne Grogan, for Women’s Health Foundation As a women’s health physical therapist, I consider myself an advocate for bladder health and wellness. Thus, I encourage all my patients who “hover” […]

TIGHT AND RIGHT! KEGEL BABY.

I have been kegeling for over 15 years and let me just tell you that all the rave about kegeling is true. I started when I was pregnant with my […]

How To Raise Brilliant Children

“Why are traffic lights red, yellow and green?” When a child asks you a question like this, you have a few options. You can shut her down with a “Just […]

CONGRATULATIONS HANNAH!

Congratulations Baby Girl on being casted. We cannot wait to see the commercial.   You ROCK, Hannah A. Perry. -Proud Mom    

COPING WITH THE DEATH OF YOUR SPOUSE

Coping with the Death of Your Spouse Rebuilding Your Life When Your Spouse Dies By Sheri Stritof altrendo images/Stockbyte/Getty Images The death of a spouse is the ultimate marriage crisis. One […]

A FRIENDLY FABULOUS REMINDER

Word Press has a beautiful community of bloggers who support and admonish one another as we press on to do what we must do…WRITE! I love that we read, share, […]

THE KEYS OF CONNECTEDNESS

Family Connectedness: One of the Keys to a Positive Family Environment by Robert Myers, PhD | on May 2, 2018 | in Family Building   Connectedness is the mutual emotional bond between parents and children that lasts […]

THE POWER OF GOD IN CHURCH

Church can be a mystical place where things happen outside of the realm of our soulish understanding. There is a praise cry, a sound that is released in the atmosphere […]

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT IS PERSONAL

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Reinvention 3 Ways Self-Improvement Can Change Your Life Tyler Leslie April 14, 2016 I read my first 10 personal development books in three months. It was after that that I […]

A CHILD ASKS: WILL YOU BE MY DAD?

When we are blending lives and men and women who are not biological parents take on the responsibility of developing children and being an integral part of their lives, we […]

$1005 A MONTH IN CHILD SUPPORT!

I was listening to a very popular radio show and they were asking if non custodial parents should be given an account of how child support is allocated. It was […]

NAME CHANGE: NOT AN EASY THING

Some of us were drunk in stupid when we named our children and decide later that we made a decision that needs to be reversed. If that happens to be […]

SAVING VS. INVESTING: STRIKE A BALANCE

Saving vs. Investing Money Finding the Right Balance Between Saving and Investing ••• BY JOSHUA KENNON Updated March 05, 2018 Many new investors don’t understand that saving money and investing money […]