It’s funny how memories make their way back into the forefront of our minds with no explanation as to how or why they are there. You know what I mean right? You’re watching your favorite tv show when all a sudden your mind goes back to that time you laughed too hard and peed your pants. Continue reading “A Funny Memory”
I just got back home from taking my kids up to the Weinheimer Center in Highland where a large number of homeschooling families meet on Thursdays.
We get together and let the kids hang out. For those who feel like homeschool families starve their children of any opportunities and, in turn, stunt their emotional and social development, this is an activity to the contrary. Continue reading “In Lieu of Insight”
Do you consider yourself to be a confident person? Can you handle yourself in a room full of personalities or do you often find yourself shying away towards the corner of the room? Continue reading “Improving Your Confidence”
Do you ever feel like life is moving way too fast? It’s like everything is coming at you so fast that you cannot possibly stay on top of it. At first, it’s manageable. But then, slowly, you begin to feel life overcoming your sanity. You are being buried. Your best-laid plans have backfired on you. Continue reading “Slow Down”
Before moving back to Illinois, the Strange family was always down for a road trip vacation. Between multiple beach trips along the east coast to a 22-hour drive (with a pop-up camper in tow) to Padre Island off the coast of Corpus Christi, Texas, it felt like we were always traveling somewhere. Continue reading “Vacation Ideas for Your Family Trips”
When you die, what will be said about you? Will those who gather together to grieve your passing do so to honor the individual that you were or will they be there to close a door in life?
What about the workplace? Do the people who you work with speak of you well? Or, the moment that you are out of the room, does the gossip and rumors begin?
How about at home? Are you providing an example for your children to model their lives after? Or, will they grow up with an example of how not to live their lives before them? Continue reading “Revisiting Virtue”
After 42 years of living life in other people’s houses, I took the plunge and bought a home. For years, I rented (nothing wrong with that at all). For the last decade (plus one year), I worked in jobs that provided housing (3 years as a minister and 8 years at a residential care facility). Continue reading “Next Step for a New Home Owner”
Blogging for profit has become a pretty decent side hustle these days. Many people have gone out and put together a pretty respectable career in this line of work. Different genres create many different opportunities and a person really can blog about anything while getting a decent financial return on their time. Whether you draw your income solely on your content or you use the content to drive revenue through ads or affiliate marketing, blogging can quickly go from a side hobby to a fulltime job with a little bit of determination and work. Continue reading “Start Blogging On The Cheap”