Foster Care Adoption: Getting Matched With A Child

Foster care adoption taught me many things, including how to advocate for myself. I wanted to be a mom and I wasn’t going to let beaurocratic red tape stop me. Not for long, anyway! So in this post, I’m gonna talk about what you can do to help control your fate while trying to adopt. … Continue reading Foster Care Adoption: Getting Matched With A Child

How Do I Adopt From Foster Care?

How do you go about adopting from foster care? What are the steps involved? I have tried to summarize the process for you! (Disclaimer! I haven't researched each state or any other countries so don’t go arguing with anyone official based on what I say, haha, but this will give you a general idea of … Continue reading How Do I Adopt From Foster Care?

The Lessons Our Elders Can Teach Us

Source - CC0 Licence Today’s partnered post contains affiliate links and focuses on the importance of respecting our “elders.” It’s easy to get in the mindset that our generation is the only one who gets it. But the reality is that each generation has lived a life and had its own set of shared experiences. … Continue reading The Lessons Our Elders Can Teach Us

Traveling With Special Needs

Pexels - CC0 License This partnered post is written with people who need various accommodations when traveling in mind. Travel is exciting but can a lot of work. There’s a lot to the prepping but once you get to the good part, you are golden. If you also have to manage health issues, it can … Continue reading Traveling With Special Needs

How To Alleviate Stress And Anxiety

Today's guest post is about relieving stress! Life is busy. No matter how stressed you are, the adulting still needs to get done. You still have to get groceries, get your kids to school and pay the bills. So it might seem challenging to make time for a hobby but it's really important. Image source: … Continue reading How To Alleviate Stress And Anxiety

Teenagers And Their Talents

Some people talk about how ungrateful and difficult teenagers can be. But I say that we don’t appreciate what they do for us. They can really make a contribution to your life and improve your quality of life while they are at it. Here are some examples! Alone Time When my kids were little, I … Continue reading Teenagers And Their Talents

Week Recap! Convention Bound

Welcome to my week’s recap and coffee share hosted by Natalie the Explorer This was actually a pretty lousy week. I don’t know, maybe mercury was in retrograde or something. I don’t really understand what that means but I know people say it a lot. My daughter ran down my car battery. My job got … Continue reading Week Recap! Convention Bound

Week Recap – The Coffee Share

Happy Coffee Share day, hosted by Natalie the Explorer! I haven’t really had a lot of interesting things happen this week. (But keep reading anyway!) I mean, my car broke down on Monday (it’s better now) but that’s not really a fun story. So I'm not gonna bother telling it. But, on a side note, … Continue reading Week Recap – The Coffee Share

Struggling To Be Healthy

Man, I was doing so well with my new healthy living lifestyle but now I’m in bed, eating a Hershey bar. This is basically exactly what I promised myself I wouldn't do. But, as we all know, it is hard. So hard to stay the course. Especially when life works against you (and when chocolate … Continue reading Struggling To Be Healthy

Tips To Help Find Peace After Losing A Pet

Image Credit Pets are a great source of companionship and are loved by many worldwide. According to recent data, over 90 million US families own a pet. Losing a pet can be challenging, to say the least. I am a HUGE animal lover and have rescued countless through the heads. Sadly, that also means that … Continue reading Tips To Help Find Peace After Losing A Pet