• Time, rushing, chaos, schedules

    Have you been so busy, that stopping to think about it just wears you down? Recently, I’ve been contemplating just how busy life is for my family. My husband and I both work full time and have three school age children. All three of them are in extra curricular activities spread out through the week. ...
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    They probably still lose sleep over you. If you’re reading this, chances are you’re grown – and clearly on social media. Your timeline has been full of back to school updates and cute kids in their first day outfits. There’s probably been a meme or two showing how parents throw a party when when their ...
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    So many decisions to make and so much information to digest. That’s how my husband and I felt as we continued our research project into going tiny. As with any traditional home, you’re going to need to put something on that skeleton (framework) of your home. And as with traditional homes, tiny houses tend to ...
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    Make this YOUR opportunity to achieve your dreams. For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a love for the written word. I learned to read and comprehend complex stories at a young age, and from that I developed a yearning to create my own. As a kid, I would write children’s books-complete with ...
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    What makes an individual qualified enough to lay down their life for the red, white and blue? Is it the lifestyle they lead outside of the uniform? The gender they identify with? Or is it simply their willingness to do so? These are the questions penetrating the American psyche this week after a bombshell order ...
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    This August, premiering on the USA network, is a show titled The Sinner, and it is a definite must-see program. It is based on the international best-selling novel by German author Petra Hammesfahr and was adapted into an American version of the novel for TV. The Sinner focuses on a woman named Cora Bender who has ...
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    There is something to be said for music with a message but creating a track that is both inspirational and worthy of singing along to is no easy task. It takes skill and an excellent songwriting ability to keep this type of song  from coming off as cheesy or forced. Daphne Willis’ newest single, “Somebody’s ...
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    America has been reacting, or running on fear, since the war of 1812, when it was attacked for the first time. We are constantly in fear of losing our way of life or some power taking over the world, and we act out of fear of that somehow happening. Usually the military is preventing this. We ...
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    Recently in Twitter-verse, actor James Woods (@realjameswoods) had some pretty harsh things to say about a photo of parents who seemed to be supporting their transgender child. Woods, who’s Twitter slogan is “Time to start fighting back…”, posted a photo of a family. Seems inconspicuous right? Wrong. The parents were holding signs stating, “I love My ...
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    Decisions to make when choosing tiny living. So, what is all the fuss about tiny houses?  Just what does the Tiny House Movement mean?  The true origins aren’t fully known, but many point directly to Sarah Susanka’s book “The Not So Big House” as at least one catalyst of the current movement. A tiny home ...