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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 […]

Once Upon a Time- I Hated Me

Yeah, I said it, and I couldn’t care less if you judge me. It was thick, it was inescapable, and it was undeniable. I HATED MYSELF. I could not for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Touch Me…

“But I text you! Didn’t you get it?” “You didn’t see it on Facebook?” “I put it on my Instagram.” “I don’t know how you missed it. Everyone else saw […]

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 […]

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 […]

Look Until You Find It

My office….Business cards. A dirty coffee cup. Magazines. Vision boards. An almost gone $6.99 Lavender Lilac scented candle. Paper clips. Affirmations. Post its. A Dollar Tree wall plaque that says […]

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 […]

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 […]

THE NEXT GENERATION

I was completely unaware of the effect completing my degree would have on my children. When I graduated high school the spring of 1990, I went off to college like […]

THE LOVE JOURNEY

I talk about love a lot because I believe that it is the most important thing there is…at least for me. For some it is power, control, righteousness. I have learned what it […]

UNCOMPLICATE LIFE IN 8 EASY STEPS

We make life more complicated than it has to be. I read something the other day that one of our writers shared on Instagram and it is worth repeating… after […]

Show Up STRONG!!!

I hated her voice! YES! I SAID HATED! Her legs stretched effortlessly into the Warrior pose in her size two workout gear with a smile and no hint of sweat […]

New Assignments — Pure Glory

An awesome reminder from by Hazel Straub . God is giving out new assignments that call for trusting God and walking in faith. No longer relying on your circumstances but […]

Happiness forever — emotionspassion.com

Sadness addiction (Revisited) In sadness addiction, I wrote:- “You can’t control your problems but can control the amount of your attention towards them.” Just removal of sadness doesn’t ensure the […]

THE CLOSING OF DOORS

Women of old talk about the importance of closing one door before we go through another one. Normally, it is something we apply to relationships, but it applies to all […]

When Your Pain Makes Sense

I don’t think you would do it. As a matter of fact, I KNOW you wouldn’t. If you knew ahead of time that your loved one would betray you, you […]

SATURDAY RECIPE: YUMMY PLATTER!

  Saturday’s for most of us are chill days and a day we break from cooking. We are normally running around trying to get done all the things we did […]

KIDS KNOW

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 […]

WORD PRESS BLOGGERS YA’LL ROCK!

The last 30 days have been AMAZING! The WP community is supporting ALM and sharing in the goodness and we hope we are doing a good job in reciprocating the […]