Tag: advice

How this mommy almost wasn't - my life's greatest challenge

Those of you that regularly read this blog know that I am a mom to both humans and furry creatures. This story is how this mommy almost wasn’t – my life’s greatest challenge faced and conquered. Rewind time to spring of 1997. We were signing a contract on new construction WAY out in the boonies... Read more »

I wanted to be funny, but tornadoes are not funny

Rats. I really wanted to be funny tonight. I wanted to write about silly things – funny things. So much of my life is funny this should be easy, right? I even considered writing about random funny things again. This weekend was our missions convention at church. We had a fabulous, dynamic speaker, Dr. Ron... Read more »

Why you should never burn those former employment bridges

This stay at home mom, after 11 1/2 years, is an employed mom and it only took me 2 weeks of seriously looking to get employed. That’s why you should never burn those former employment bridges, and I’ll explain why. My resumé could easily be 4 pages if I listed everything I’ve done since I... Read more »

Living Well When Your Spouse Works Weird Shifts

Living well when your spouse works weird shifts takes patience, prayer and a commitment to making time for each other, regardless of the crazy hours. For the bulk of our 19 years together, my hubby has worked the midnight shift. He prefers it, and since he’s the one bringing in the paycheck, I figure he’s... Read more »