Between Jobs? Get Excited About the Job Search

[Editor's Note: When you are between jobs it can be hard to stay motivated and upbeat about looking for a job. Here's a great post on how to get excited about your job search. -Paula G ...more

Mowhawk “License to Spill” with SmartStrand Stain Resistant Carpet

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client ....more

Balancing Home and Work: Compliment Others for Succeeding

It is fantastic to compliment a friend who seems to be able to balance her home and work life. Working women aka all women have seemingly hundreds of balls in the air at a time. Almost everyone has heard the expression, “A man works from sun to sun, but a woman’s work is never done.” Experience tells me this expression has basis in reality. Women, whether they work outside the home, are work at home moms, or stay at home ...more

“Lean In” Don’t Just Read It, Live It

It is wonderful to take the lessons in a book and put them into practice in your life. Often people read books that have wonderful, life altering words and life changing lessons that they share with others. This is a good thing. What is an even better thing is when you read the lessons and learn to apply them in your own life ....more

Balance – If You Can Do It, Share Your Secret

It is fantastic to learn a secret of success and share it with others. Modern women do a lot! It doesn’t matter if you are a stay at home mom, a work at home mom, or a working outside the house mom, there are a lot of balls in the air. Most women are trying to balance all the balls while skating up hill in roller skates. However, there are some women, a precious few women, who are able to ...more

The Birth of My Children – The Blessing of Good Medical Care

It is terrific to be a mother! I am a member of a wonderful organization known as the Global Team of 200. It is part of Mom Bloggers for Social Good. In order to highlight Save the Children’s annual report, State of the World’s Mothers. We have joined forces to share our birth stories. Save the Children has put together a very informative report  on Surviving the First Day ....more

Haiku for Mother’s Day for Mom Bloggers for Social Good

Babies world over Need love, water, food shelter Be generous, share ...more

Solve the Problem In Your Own Time

It is terrific to learn that life will get better even though the it may take time. The modern world in which we live often moves quickly from one event to the next. However, some of the most important things in life have to be lived, dealt with and handled slowly, carefully and cannot be rushed. I have learned over the course of time that when a big problem or bad situation happens there are several steps that I go ...more

Finding Inspiration During Hard Times

It is magnificent to find a way to be get things done when inspiration is far away. There are some things we do because we have to do them, whether we want to or not. There are other things that we can only do if we have been inspired to do them. When we are inspired to do a task, some amazing results can be produced. However, there are times when inspiration is so far away, it might as well ...more

What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Anyway?

You can find serenity in learning that even if you do have a problem, there is always a solution. When a person experiences a serious, traumatic event, she should be prepared to have many people tell her that she that  she will suffer from post traumatic stress syndrome.  When two of my children and I were struck by a hit and run truck driver recently my husband joined the chorus of people telling me to watch out and that I ...more