Are you being abused? October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month #SeeDV

Are you being abused? October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month #SeeDV

Sometimes it is hard for us to step back and see, or name, what we are experiencing in our own lives. Domestic violence can be one of these things. If you have never been in a situation like this it may sound strange, but it is not always about a wife being battered constantly by a husband. There are so many other parts to domestic violence and it often starts … Continue Reading →
Family Fun and Educational Too!

Family Fun and Educational Too!

I’ve curated this collection of products which are great for family fun but at the same time educational. Some of the items are orginally designed for at home and others are targeted toward teachers. Regardless of that, taking time to add to learning time at home by way of playing games is a great way to encourage learning in your kids, supplementing skills being taught in school, refreshing adult skills … Continue Reading →
Tips On How To Create a Disaster Plan for Crisis

Tips On How To Create a Disaster Plan for Crisis

Disasters can happen anywhere and at any time, and the emergency situations that follow can typically involve life-altering decisions, actions and consequences. No matter what region you and your family live in and regardless of which large-scale threat your area could be subject to, being prepared is crucial to handling these frightening situations in a proper manner. Following these tips can help you be ready for emergency scenarios. Understand potential … Continue Reading →
4 Family Roadtrip Tips for Safety

4 Family Roadtrip Tips for Safety

I grew up taking lots of family roadtrips during the summer. Always a lot of fun. Sometimes we forget about being safe though so today I’m sharing 4 family roadtrip tips for safety. (Family Features) There are few better times for a road trip than during the summer months when the sun is bright and the kids are out of school. Despite the expected rise in gas prices, AAA reports … Continue Reading →
5 Ways to Protect Your Family in 2017

5 Ways to Protect Your Family in 2017

Our world can be a scary place these days and we want to protect our family. There are lots of ways to achieve family protection. Many people think about protection in terms of physical acts, such as practicing safe driving, but there are many more aspects of your lifestyle and home that affect your loved ones’ safety. Here are five very important ways to protect you and your family in … Continue Reading →
I Am A Victim of Domestic Violence Plus Domestic Violence Infographic

I Am A Victim of Domestic Violence Plus Domestic Violence Infographic

I am a victim of domestic violence. That is a really hard sentence to write or say out loud… I mean really hard. I actually told the story about the last physical event early this year on my Mother’s Day post, Sadness on Mother’s Day. Even though I knew it was domestic violence I just didn’t want to say those words. It’s my own son. How does this happen? Most people think … Continue Reading →
Yes, I am here still!

Yes, I am here still!

Yikes! It has been over a week since I have posted anything here on the blog. I’m so sorry. I promise, I am here still. Life has just been a bit crazy though. Everyday I say I am setting aside this amount of time to blog and then something happens and I don’t do it. Ugh. I used to be able to stay up late to work, but now, with … Continue Reading →
I’m a Grandma! Welcome Violet and Valerie!

I’m a Grandma! Welcome Violet and Valerie!

My granddaughters have arrived! Please welcome Violet and Valerie! This is one very in love grandma today! At about 2:30 am this morning my son woke me up and let me know that Caitlan’s water had broke. We jumped in the car and headed to the hospital. A few hours later the twins arrived! Caitlan is doing well and was such a trooper. The girls are definitely preemies, but so … Continue Reading →
Grandma In Training

Grandma In Training

Yes, I’m officially a grandma in training! Yesterday Catilan and I headed to the store so she could register for baby shower gifts. It is amazing to me how many new types of baby products there are out there! I have a lot to learn. It really just seems like yesterday that my son was a baby so I was shocked at all the changes. This outing also made me … Continue Reading →
National Healthcare Decisions Day: Taking the Time to Plan April 16

National Healthcare Decisions Day: Taking the Time to Plan April 16

Today I am sharing an article about National Healthcare Decisions Day which is on April 16. I really feel like this is important information for all of us to have. (Disclosure: I have been compensated to share, but I feel strongly about this topic.) It may seem like a somber topic, but it is much easier to have the conversation now. This is for all adults, not just senior citizens. … Continue Reading →