Every night, as I wind down from cottage activity and begin to get ready for bed, I go through a bit of a ritual. Just inside my apartment, I have a little shelf where I start unpacking the contents of my pockets. My wallet has a place where it belongs. Any loose change that I … More Everything Has A Place
It is no secret, at this point, that I rely heavily on a fairly strict daily schedule to keep me on task. It is broken down into areas of importance and is based on Dwight Eisenhower and Stephen Covey’s theories in regards to time management. Using these theories, a person can easily identify things that … More You’ve Still Got Time
Do you ever have one of those moments where you know that your life is changing? I mean, most of the time, we are not aware of how much we are changing until years down the road. It’s easier to consider these things in restrospect but what about when you are in the moment?
Hey. I know that Thanksgiving is over and this article might be hitting a day late. At this point, everyone has eaten until their intestines began to rupture. Families gathered around the table for a meal plus second and third helpings. That’s a lot of time to sit in one place with the same people. Conversations … More Things You Shouldn’t Talk About
You hear people say, “Nothing in life is free”. And that, for the most part, is true. However, what if it wasn’t? What if there were things out there that you could get ahold of for free? Now, what if they were things that you typically had to pay for but there was a way … More Why Pay For Something That You Can Get For Free?
Recently, some people who I know pulled me aside to ask for advice in regards to their 14-year-old son. They said that they were really struggling to connect with him and that he had begun to rebel against them. They particularly struggled with Sunday mornings as they all attend church but he does not want … More What’s The Answer
It is so easy to break your child. Now, I don’t mean physically. When Sydney was a baby, our pediatrician told us that babies are made of rubber, it is really hard to break them. (I won’t put that person’s name here because many of you might disagree and want to send hate mail). What … More 5 Things You Should Never Say to Your Children
The number of people who spend any amount of time on social media these days is staggering. There is so much online activity that society can truly say that it is engaged in a global conversation. Many people do this as a casual activity, a means to stay connected to family and friends (and also … More Keep Your Linkedin Account On Point