7 Financial Causes of Stress in America

I read an article on MSN about what the #1 cause of financial stress in every state was. As with most of these types of articles, i.e. "the most searched item online in each state", I assumed it was going to be a fluff article. This one for the most part, showed legitimate concerns.  The … Continue reading 7 Financial Causes of Stress in America

10 Things a Woman Can do to Eliminate Stress

I was recently speaking with a friend of mine who has health issues for certain reasons.  One of them being her job. And it made me realize, this is a common thing anymore. Women are so stressed at work for either trying to keep up with home, kids and work. We try to prove we … Continue reading 10 Things a Woman Can do to Eliminate Stress

Growing up with ADHD

My daughter was diagnosed with ADHD in the second grade.  Eight years ago. Since then, we have been truly lucky with the prescriptions her pediatrician put her on.  When we discussed the possibility of ADHD with her Dr, I was hesitant.  I felt that it was overly diagnosed. That a kid misbehaves in class and … Continue reading Growing up with ADHD

Empty Nest Years are Coming to a House Near Me

It has finally hit me.  My daughter is going into her sophomore year of high school.  I'm thinking ahead and quite a few things hit me! She will have her license this time next year We will be doing college tours in two years She will graduate in less than three years. She will be … Continue reading Empty Nest Years are Coming to a House Near Me

Recovering your FICO Score After A Major Life Event

If you're a blogger, you know, your life is an open book.  You share things with your readers that a lot of people may think you're crazy for sharing. But, we feel, if it helps our readers, that's what makes it worthwhile. So, I'm about to really put myself out there and share with you … Continue reading Recovering your FICO Score After A Major Life Event

5 Steps to Find Your Life Purpose

Inc.com put out an exercise for us to try and find our life purpose. I accept that challenge. I am copying and pasting their article to answer the questions: 1. Write down all the the things you absolutely love to do in life. Be outrageous, open-minded, honest, and creative. Label it your "My Love List." … Continue reading 5 Steps to Find Your Life Purpose

Having a Hard Time Meeting People in Your New Hometown?

SO AM I! As you all know, I moved to a new town several months ago.  I don't know anyone! I have been trying to get out more so I can try to meet new people. I've stopped at a local shop and got into a great conversation with the owner. I've worked with another … Continue reading Having a Hard Time Meeting People in Your New Hometown?

Vacation Days ~ Where does the United States Rank?

With summer upon us, many Americans have dreams.  Dreams of days in the sun, catching that vitamin D. Dreams of days in the woods hiking. Dreams of escaping their daily routine of waking up, getting the family ready and out the door for work or camp, working eight hours, picking up the kids, getting dinner … Continue reading Vacation Days ~ Where does the United States Rank?

If You Could Change One Thing In Your Life ~ What Would It Be?

Last year I got to thinking.  I know, I know!  Dangerous territory!  But, I let it get the best of me and started to think.  I asked myself, "Self... If I could do one thing over in my life, what would it be?" My answer then was ~ I wish I applied myself more in … Continue reading If You Could Change One Thing In Your Life ~ What Would It Be?

Amish Country ~ A Slower Paced Lifestyle

Yesterday I took a time out from life and went driving around my new town. As it was a Sunday, the Amish were out making their rounds, visiting friends and families after going to church.  The Amish, while hardworking are so laid back. They know their place in the world and enjoy it. Their slower … Continue reading Amish Country ~ A Slower Paced Lifestyle