Back to School after 40

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Back to School after 40 This decision can be overwhelming…but it doesn’t have to be Going back to college at 40+ years can feel intimidating for a lot of reasons. When you have other financial responsibilities, like a mortgage and family expenses, finding thousands of dollars for tuition can be challenging. Then of course there’s the aspect of readjusting to … Read More

Ace Your Life – Basic Life Skills for Everyday Living

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Ace Your Life Basic life skills for everyday living… Did you ever wonder when you were getting ready to leave home for the first time, if your parents had taught you everything you needed to know to survive on your own?  Or, are you now single after a long-term relationship and don’t know where to start? Do you know how … Read More

New Book Released Today

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The 4-1-1 on Reinventing You Essential Tips for Knowing What you Want – And Getting it! There is a lot of chatter today about reinventing yourself, especially after 50. There’s no “magical” age when you find yourself in a difficult situation, whether it be a divorce, death of a loved one, or a job loss, and have to make some … Read More

New Book Coming in August on Reinventing You!

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The 4-1-1 on Reinventing You – Essential Tips on Knowing What You Want – And Getting it! There is a lot of chatter today about reinventing yourself, especially after 50. There’s no “magical” age when you find yourself in a difficult situation, whether it be a divorce, death of a loved one, or a job loss, and have to make … Read More

Are You in Your Own Way?

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Are You in Your Own Way? If so, it’s time to address this… According to “Get Out of Your Way” by Tim Shurr, people have been unconsciously programmed to fail. We are self-sabotaging ourselves every step of the way. Did you know that by the time you are eighteen years old, you’ve heard approximately 180,000 negative remarks directed toward you, … Read More

Allow Your Children to “Grieve” After Divorce

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Allow Your Children to “Grieve” After Divorce Divorce is hard on everyone involved. When children are involved, we need to give them the time and space to grieve the loss of the biological parent that leaves the home. To “grieve” may sound harsh, but it is exactly what the children do. They have lost someone very special to them, even … Read More

Emergency Kit – Be Prepared

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In the event of a disaster, whether tornado, snow storm, hurricane or other disaster, you will need to have an emergency kit. You also need to designate an out of town contact for all family members to call to check in afterwards to make sure everyone is accounted for.   Have this ready to go at all times. Reevaluate every … Read More

Positive Parenting

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Wanted to share a small piece of my new book Parenting with an Edge: It all starts with a stick…those two minutes you have to wait are the longest two minutes of your life…then you get the “+” sign. You are pregnant! You will be someone’s parent. You spend the next nine months preparing for your baby. You realize that … Read More

Taking on the Role of Step Parent

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Man and woman relationships alone are difficult. When you add his kids, her kids, his ex, her ex and the in-laws, most people cannot handle the pressure. Step-families require more effort and understanding because of more people involved, and this often includes young ones who didn’t ask to be put into the situation to begin with.Long ago, the term “stepmother” … Read More