Empty Nest Inspirations
Letting go may be the hardest step in the parenting process. Here are some inspirations and quotes to ease you through empty nest syndrome.      This blog post contains affiliate links. Read my full disclosure here.   Some women don't bat an eye when their last baby leaves the nest. Instead, they seamlessly move...
August 8, 2020
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Family Strength Building
A guide to building a strong family bond with your adult children, including a family strength-building workbook.     Do you want to improve your relationship with your adult children?   With the holidays and a new year and new decade approaching, this is a great time to begin working on some family relationship goals....
December 10, 2019
Why Your College Student Needs Amazon Prime Student
  This blog post contains affiliate links. Learn more here.     I love the Amazon Prime Student account that I got for my son, and more importantly, so does he.   Do I think it is worth the cost? Yes, every penny. But, if you want to give it a try before spending anything at...
September 5, 2019
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I Don’t Feel Like a Mom Anymore
Sending your last child off to college means many changes and plenty of emotions for the brand new empty-nester.     I have had many job titles over the course of my lifetime. Associate, assistant, freelancer, independent contractor, manager, specialist, and entrepreneur, just to name a few.     Each of the positions has come and...
August 24, 2019
College Dorm Essentials for Freshman Guys
A checklist of all the essential items to pack and bring for your son's dorm room for the first year of college.     Essential items that every college freshman guy will need in his dorm room.   Preparing for your son to leave for college for the first time? It can be a bit...
July 28, 2019
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I Quit My Job at Age 50
What if every midlife crisis isn't a crisis at all, but it's a rebirth instead.       So, I did something. Something a bit spontaneous, but not really all that surprising.  I quit my job. I could be having a midlife crisis, but I like to think of it as a rebirth.     ...
July 14, 2019
Mother’s Day without a Mom
Coping with Mother's Day can be an extremely difficult time for some, but there are ways to get through the day.       Mother's Day can be especially difficult for those of us that don't have our mothers with us.   My mom passed away in 2007, and even though it's coming up on...
May 7, 2019
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How I Transformed a Closet into an Office on a Budget
Learn how I turned a cluttered closet into a home office space on a very small budget.   Update 3/27/20: This is a DIY project I completed this time last year. It really didn't fit into my blog niche so it was never promoted after I initially posted it. In light of so many people...
April 6, 2019
Finding Your Midlife Path
A free printable guide to help you discover and determine your purpose in life now that you have reached middle age.       It may be time to redefine our purpose as we become middle-aged. A strong desire to find our path in midlife is very common.   Right now there are millions of...
March 24, 2019
Looming Empty Nest
A mother isn't needed anymore at a visit to the pediatrician with her high school senior, and realization sets in that an empty nest is coming.       It has been a busy week for my last little bird left in the nest. He's seventeen and more than midway through his senior year of...
March 6, 2019
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