I started blogging and scrapbooking in early 2004 when I was a stay-at-home-mom to my three children ages 16, 5, and 1. Big age difference, I know! We lived in the country, had one vehicle (which my husband used to get to and from work 35 minutes away) so my days were spent looking after the little ones. While I loved being a part of the scrapbooking community, I just was not able to devote the extensive time to creating that I wanted. I was longing for a different outlet, and decided to give writing a go. I've always loved journaling, have … [Read more...] about How Blogging and Influencers Have Changed and What the Future Holds
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Nobody ever wants to be pulled over by the police. No one wants to hear those sirens behind them and realize that the police car isn’t in a chase, but they’re actually trying to get you to stop! Whether you’re driving home after a party with friends or just going to work, it can be daunting and often scary to hear those sirens blaring behind you. But if you’re certain you’ve done nothing wrong (or even if you have done something wrong) it’s always best to calmly pull over to the side of the road and wait patiently for your fate. So to help … [Read more...] about So You Just Got Pulled Over By the Police – Now What?
We’re all navigating through life in our own way, and sometimes there are occasions where we might put ourselves in danger of getting hurt or worse. It’s a shock to the system when our bodies or mind becomes compromised, and it brings us back down to earth with a bump. So to avoid these dangers in your life, here are some tips. Be Aware Of What’s Around You It’s always good to maintain focus on what’s around you. There’s a lot of dangers lurking about from the more obvious dangers to ones that we don’t often spot until it’s too late. … [Read more...] about Tips to Avoid Dangers in Your Life
It's not always easy to put your best face forward every day and bounce back from whatever happened the day before. How well you bounce back from things can have an impact on how you cope with things in general lifestyle situations. Some people have a natural way of handling these situations while others find it hard to keep their cool. There are many different times in life where you might need a thicker layer of skin, and this can often be within your social circles and work environments. Resilience can sometimes be looked at negatively, … [Read more...] about Top Ways To Improve Your Resilience In Everyday Situations
Because when something just is not working and wastes your time, you need to let go. … [Read more...] about PSA from Life in a House
As a mother, we all have periods in our life where we feel as though we need to make a a change - that things need to be different. Sometimes it is hard to be able to distinguish just what to let go of and what to hold onto though - especially when you feel as though you might be letting others down by the decision that you make. My Focus as a Stay-At-Home Mom I have been blogging online since 2004, professionally since 2012, and I have loved every minute of it. However, this past year and everything that we have dealt with as far as the … [Read more...] about This SAHM is Now a Mom Returning to the Workforce
Believe It or Not, People Still Read the Yellow Pages For many people born before the 2000s, phone books were a common household item. If somebody wanted a plumber or a pizza, they just opened up their copy of the Yellow Pages and looked for their alphabetical listing. Even I myself learned rudimentary phone skills at age five when I started dialing random numbers from the book. To this day, I wonder how high our family’s phone bill was. Time marches on, and with that, certain things get left in the past. Phone books, though, seem to be … [Read more...] about Believe It or Not, People Still Read the Yellow Pages