In the wake of the horrific mass shooting in Southern California Wednesday, politicians took to Twitter to let their constituents know the victims and survivors weren't far from their thoughts. It's the normal, decent thing to do when something as terrible as this happens. As the nation mourns, we should see that our elected leaders have their hearts in the right place. ...more
If someone had asked me when I was 20 to describe my life at 40, never in a million years would I have imagined raising kids on my own, working days as a dental hygienist and selling sex toys on the side. Yet, that's exactly where I wound up.
Holiday season has arrived, and while I’m looking forward to the festivities, my real gift will be coming once we take down the tree and pack away the decorations.
A family vacation is in order. I’ve planned one week of sun, sand, and unlimited food and drink with my husband and daughter, and I can’t wait. Obviously, trading winter in Toronto for a taste of summer elsewhere is a major selling point, but here are some other reasons why I can’t wait to say hello from the other side of the holidays.
Shopping for women is not always an easy task, especially when the lady on your list is a travel buff and barely at home. That’s why we’ve hand-picked some gift ideas that'll rightly feed the wanderlust in the female jet-setter in your life. This arsenal of practical travel products are sure to impress and improve her next jaunt and make her experiences extra special.
1. Bluetooth Keyboard
First daughter broke through a chunk of the glass ceiling in November—a tribute to her passion and persistence—and an important event tucked in the shadow of national Native American History Month.
Cynthia Coleman with her daughters Megan (Wak-O-Apa) Tusler, who completed her PhD recently (2015) at the University of Chicago and Rachel (Wee-Hey) Tusler...more
The season of gift giving is among us, which means kids of all ages are working hard on their holiday wish lists. Their lists are probably being filled with toys, video games and, the newest tech gadgets, but this is also a great time of year to teach kids about being financially responsible.There are plenty of unique gifts out there that children can get just as excited about. But these gift ideas are not only cool, but they'll also encourage kids to create a wealth building mindset this season and for the long term!...more
Feeling shy or awkward in social situations is understandable. Don't we all have a little nervousness before we go talk to that guy or girl, or get sweaty palms before giving a speech? For some, though, shyness and social anxiety may not be circumstantial, but constant. This can be very frustrating and hard to overcome, but there are some things you can do to help overcome your shyness and approach people in social situations.
Thanksgiving is here and for some reason, people choose this time of year to travel and visit... A lot. They bring their partners, kids, dogs, gluten-free/taste-free snacks and about 900 regurgitated political ideas they want to try out on family members they barely know.Image via Shutterstock...more
As most of you know, tomorrow is Thanksgiving. For those who did not know that, might I suggest a new calendar for Christmas this year?
Every year around Thanksgiving I have a hard time deciding on a post. I am passenger #1 on the struggle bus here, folks. Do I post something sweet and meaningful that touches the hearts of the millions few that read this blog? Or do I come up with something short and somewhat slightly and/or entirely hilarious?
During this time of year, we’re always encouraged to take stock of the things we’re thankful for, and the positive blessings we have in our lives, like family, financial stability, children and jobs. But what about showing gratitude for the things in our lives that may be challenges, disappointments and let downs? How do we handle those?