Tag: #susanschulhof

Do you give self-love?

Do you give self-love?
I attended a Zoom workshop awhile back where we were asked to list 10 ways that we show others that we love them and then 10 ways that we show love to ourselves. Some struggled with how to show self-love. I created the list fairly quickly, but then realized that I have not been doing... Read more »

Dreams never go away

Dreams never go away
I was accepted into National Louis University last year and am now halfway done with my Master’s Degree! Ever since I took my first psychology class in high school, I have always had an interest in understanding why people do the things they do and what drives them. After becoming a mother to three daughters and... Read more »

Is binge-watching bad?

Is binge-watching bad?
Although I had so many things that I needed to accomplish this weekend, I spent it watching Netflix, mostly binge-watching season one of Ginny and Georgia. Although no one seems to call it binge-reading, I do this with books also. Other than the obvious reason to be entertained by a good story, why else do I... Read more »
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30 years ago today

30 years ago today
I love my birthday and always have. It’s the one day to be selfish and do exactly what you want to do, no need to compromise or make a collective decision about what to do and where to go for dinner. It’s all up to you or at least that is how I think birthdays... Read more »

Three Items On My Summer To Do List

Three Items On My Summer To Do List
Daylight lasts longer during the summer so the sky is still bright into the late evening. There are festivals and other events inviting me to stay outside longer. The skies are blue with white clouds, and the air is fresh and warm. Even though I work full time, summer makes me think of vacations and... Read more »

Is ignorance bliss? An interview to read.

Is ignorance bliss? An interview to read.
My daughter, Sydney, went on her first service trip during her senior year of high school. She continued with four more  trips in college. Some day I will follow in her footsteps and go on one. For now though, I am living vicariously through her experience. I hope that you enjoy reading about it too.... Read more »
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What can we learn from animals?

Tonight’s Blogapalooz-Hour Challenge was to write about an animal. I don’t have a pet, yet this prompt made me start to think about why animals are so special. What makes people post pictures and affirmations of love about their pets? My mom had many pets over the years, and I recently interviewed her about having pets... Read more »

Restaurant Review: Nando’s

Restaurant Review: Nando’s
What restaurant did I go to? Nando’s Peri-Peri Chicken How did I hear about it? My daughter ate there when she studied abroad in London. She kept talking about it until they opened a restaurant here. When did I go there and where is it located? I went for lunch Saturday to Old Orchard Mall location in Skokie,... Read more »

Movie Review: Black Panther (No spoilers included)

I have been excited to see the movie Black Panther since it came out. I have read that it is getting great reviews in addition to breaking box office records, but I have tried very hard not to read too much, so I don’t ruin the viewing of it for myself. I went this evening... Read more »
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Where is your favorite place to travel and why?

I love to travel. The excitement of planning and visiting different places brings me such joy. All three of my daughters seem to have inherited this “Wanderlust gene” from their father and I as well. Throughout these last twenty years, I have often thought about writing a book about traveling with young children and then... Read more »