My Son Dropped Out of College. Now what?

my son dropped out of college

Some of the hardest parenting moments I’ve ever had are the ones where I just have to sit back and watch my children make their own decisions. In most of the situations, I felt like I knew best what she should do. And it was downright PAINFUL to watch her choose the opposite of what … Read more

How to Deal with a Manipulative Step-Daughter: Tips For a New Step-Parent

Manipulative Step-Daughter

You’re older now, and have finally settled into the relationship that you just know is the one. Problem is, you’re not alone in that relationship. That’s right, that perfect someone will be bringing their children into the relationship. If you’ve never dealt with children in your own life, you may be up against a steep … Read more

What Age Should I Start Reading To My Child?

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Are you pregnant or expecting a child? Are you reading all the stats about the importance of reading on the formations of little brains, language, and even emotional connections to caregivers? The research on reading to children is astounding. It seems that the more we know about reading to children, the better we understand it … Read more

Is Quickbooks Hard to Learn? (My Experience)

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Alright folks, I am in the process of learning Quickbooks on the fly. I have very little schooling or learning about bookkeeping, accounting, or managing a business large enough to need Quickbooks. I have little kids at home, so a full-time job in my old profession isn’t an option. Recently, someone offered me a part … Read more

Transitioning Back to Work (Just Started)

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Alright Moms and Dads…the day has arrived. After many months at home, no working at a paying job (goodness knows I worked plenty at home as a full-time mom), I just started a part-time job. It was comical, in a way. The last time I actually applied for a job was in the previous decade, … Read more