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5 Things You Should Forgive Yourself For, but probaly wont.

(This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) I am the bearer of guilt. Not just growing up guilt that we are all given as children, but the guilt I gave to myself. I don’t believe that self-guilt is primarily a woman’s affliction.  Women are the loudest about their burdens. We… Read More »5 Things You Should Forgive Yourself For, but probaly wont.

Overcoming Lyme Disease by Taking Away Its Power.

There’s been a lot of talk about Lyme disease after a few celebrity voices have come forward speaking about their experiences with this complicated disease.  May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month,  I hope that perhaps one of these celebrity voices with their money and influence will somehow have discovered something new that will actually help the hundreds of thousands of people suffering.  (This post includes affiliate links. Should you click… Read More »Overcoming Lyme Disease by Taking Away Its Power.

10 Life Skills Teens Should Know Before Going To College

The youngest of our 5 is about to be a sophomore in high school this year.  And as I was reminiscing about how fast these last 15 years have gone for her, I realized that I only have a few more years left to make sure she is ready to take those important steps into her own adult world. The Teens are now preparing for life away from home.  This… Read More »10 Life Skills Teens Should Know Before Going To College

The Arrival of the Red Cardinal

(This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) Spring is here, Earth Day right around the corner.   We are back in Maryland this spring, building our dream house.  I ache to get in the garden, to start creating something new and to watch it blossom into something beautiful. Winter is difficult… Read More »The Arrival of the Red Cardinal