What makes you happy in life? Is it your career, traveling, family, hobby, phone, house, car, etc.? Think about that, and I’ll return to that thought. Storytime When my youngest daughter, Kayzle, was twenty months old, I started a full-time position at a college. She attended a daycare that had excellent reviews. It was connected … More Minimalism: What gives you meaning in life?
The first time a baby cries sounds sweeter than any other cry because that means he is alive. When someone says “I love you” for the first time, your life stops just for a moment as you savor those words. Movements become slow the moment you walk across a stage because you graduated as thoughts … More Embrace Life’s Little Moments
Jy and I just returned from Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. We had a neuropsychological evaluation completed. It was an amazing experience. I’ve been a nurse for sixteen years (I’m getting old 😮.), and Primary Children’s Hospital is a model hospital of how healthcare should be. It is not always the big things … More Be Picky: How to Get a Positive Experience with Healthcare
Raising children is one of the greatest and most difficult responsibilities for any human being. This responsibility becomes more difficult when a person has to raise a child alone. Single parents feel guilty and have the added pressure of believing that they may not be able to provide enough. Please know that you are not … More Strength: Single Parents
I was driving home on Father’s Day, 6-18-17, from a football camp at Northern Arizona University. I was in Boulder City, NV coming up a hill. I heard a pop, and my van wouldn’t accelerate. I have (really had!) a 2014 Honda Odyssey. I pulled over because I thought I had a flat tire. Smoke … More There Are Still Many Great People in This World
Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers, soon to be fathers, future fathers, step-fathers, single fathers, and father figures. You help make our future generation better.
Have you had a wonderfully productive week? I’m sure you have! But doesn’t it sometimes feel like you can never check off everything on your to-do list? The list keeps growing with everyday situations. Often it’s go go go for all of us. Please remember that although you are needed and pulled in ten different … More 3 Benefits of Rest- Slow Down
One of the biggest goals that all us humans share is that we want to be happy. We want to smile, laugh, and feel stress-free. Many things can bring you happiness. Here are just five simple tips of things that can make you happy. 5 Things to Make You Happy Gratitude. One definition of gratitude … More Sunshine: 5 Things to Make You Happy
On the last Monday of May, American’s celebrate Memorial Day, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. My father served in the U.S. Airforce. Here is a picture of my buff 💪 sister, my father, and I at the beach in Miami, Fl. I’m grateful for his service to … More Happy Memorial Day: I wished we lived in a world of peace.
Do you get distracted easily? A phone call, an email, a text message, an emergency, a problem, etc. can all grab our attention. When this happens, the goals we had set out to accomplish in a day may not happen or can take much longer than anticipated. Of course, this is life, but what about … More Don’t Deviate from the Course of Your Goals