Best Romantic Knock Knock Jokes (and more)

If you are like me, you are tired of the same old boring romance….stuff. Flowers. Candy. Candle light. I’m all about LAUGHING! Energy! Less about buying stuff, and more about living and being TOGETHER! This is why I love the idea of romantic knock knock jokes. A romantic joke can be used in funny notes, … Read more

Dating a Guy With Kids [Should I? Or No?]

I don’t feel too date-able right now. I’m just two years post divorce, and I’ve got three children who are still fairly small. I have tried dating a little bit over the past two years, but haven’t honestly invested too much time into it. You could have blown me over like a feather a few … Read more

How To Let Go of Hatred For Someone

Alright everyone. This one is a personal one. The honest truth is that in my life, I’d never really hated anyone. I’d definitely disliked people. I’d really disliked people. But I never hated anyone. But then I did. I hated someone. I hated them with every fiber of my being. I hated them so much … Read more

Third Baby or Not? (Big Decision to Make)

newborn baby feet

I’ve seen a lot of posts lately come through my Facebook feed and online about the pros and cons of having a third baby, especially for mothers who are in their late thirties. I had to make that decision as well, not long ago. I already had to two healthy boys, who were born pretty … Read more

Is It Bad To Be A Homebody?

man lying on a couch reading a book

I’m a homebody. I’m not ashamed of it. I’d rather putter around my house, work on my projects, get my chores, done, read some books, dig in my yard, and in general avoid most people. Depending on who you ask, being a homebody isn’t all that awesome. It might be called boring, lame, anti-social, or … Read more

Is It Bad to Be a Loner?

Is It Bad to Be a Loner

What is a loner? A Loner with a capital L. The dictionary says it is a person who likes to be alone. Or to not associate with other people. Synonyms include outsider, hermit, introvert, and recluse. Before I go on to talk more about loners, I find myself wondering what you are doing here, on … Read more

Should I Date a Single Mom?

Should I Date a Single Mom

Dating a single mother isn’t always easy. But the answer to your question (should I date a single mom) depends upon you. What you value, and what you are looking for in your relationship. There isn’t just one answer (like YES or NO) for everyone. To make the decision, it helps to understand a bit … Read more

I’m Happy Being Single. Seriously. I am.

headshot of a woman smiling into the camera

I’m happy being single. My mother doesn’t believe me. And neither do my married friends. There are continually trying to talk to me about dating, or give me the eyebrows whenever I mention that I spent some time with someone male. I’m not in my 20s, or even my 30s. In my 40s now, I’m … Read more

Good Advice for Friends: 100 Helpful Hints For Life

good advice for friends

Looking for some good advice for friends? Here’s 100 helpful hints that represent a summary of some of the best life advice I’ve ever received from my friends. (In full disclosure, I’m not a young lady anymore. I am now a woman in my 40s, old enough to know better, but still young enough to … Read more