Breastfeeding: Been There, Done That, Not Doing It Again!

I consider myself intelligent and sufficiently educated. I know the laundry list of stated benefits to breastfeeding. I know it's the best. But, I don't want to do it. I'm scared. ...more

What I Learned From Hearing Grace Lee Boggs Speak

With her white hair, floral dress, and wheelchair, Grace Lee Boggs looked like she could have been someone’s elderly Chinese grandmother. But when she took the stage, the auditorium full of people who were used to being the ones talking — from veteran journalists to young YouTube sensations — leaned in to hear her every word....more

Only God Can Judge Me Tattoo

This is my friend’s tattoo- isn’t it cool? I love tattoos on other people. I don’t have any yet ....more

Your Feelings Have a Message

Are you like me? Do you hate when someone tells you to just think positively? I’ve always tended to look at the glass as half empty rather than half full, and I realize that’s a problem ....more

My Head Is Ringing Off The Hook!

Do your hearing aids help with your tinnitus? I am lucky to say that mine do. I know this is not the case for everyone. But I hadn’t realized how important this was to me until recently, when I had to go two days without my left hearing aid. The dizziness and lopsided feeling were bad enough, but the ringing in my ear was awful, and constant, and exhausting....more

How to Get Ready in a Flash and Still Look Amazing

My husband always brags that I get ready quicker than any woman he has ever met. After watching my mom and best friend get ready for a night out, I can see why he said that. I have always boasted about the speedy way I go from undone to dolled up. There are a few techniques I use to help me pull it all together in a flash. Trust me, I have been able to master the art of getting ready and so can you with these helpful tips....more

8 “beauty tips” you should ignore

Confession: I do not like reading women’s magazines. Most of them give us women crappy advice as far as beauty goes. They promote quick fixes that are not all great, some can do serious damage to your skin ....more

10 Destinations You Need to Visit in Autumn

 It is now back to school season and the leaves are starting to change. Before getting geared up for cold weather, don’t forget to stop and watch the leaves fall. There are so many places across the globe that are absolutely breathtaking in the autumn months, here is our top ten favourite:1. New England, Massachusetts, USA...more

School lunch day 14: sandwich on a stick!

I'm still trying to figure out the right quantity of food to send this year. ...more

Happenings.. and things.

{picks up microphone, looks off into a crowd of darkness} Tap, tap.. Is this thing on? If anyone is still reading here, hi ....more