Stop Trying to be the Perfect Parent

Becoming a parent is the most anticipated and exciting event in most people’s lives. Since childhood, we have circled around new mothers and their babies, smelled the new baby head, carried baby dolls, and imagined what it would be like when we were final ...

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Give Yourself Experiences

I don’t want to get too hung up on deathbed confessions and wishes. Each person is unique. Some people might wish for reconciliation with a lost loved one. Others might wish to have more time. Still others might wish to have had more travel experiences.  ...

Arguments with loved ones can wreck an entire day

Focus On Where We Agree

It is easy to feel a sense of helplessness or even depression these days. When we turn on the news or talk with friends were besieged with information about shocking events that make many of us feel uncertain about our future. A pandemic, an election, cou ...

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Your Money, Your New Year

As I start the New Year writing about money decisions, I want you to understand that this is NOT going to be an article about how that mocha latte you bought this morning is preventing you from being a millionaire! And while you may not have sworn off ...

We are always reaching for more time, but we don't use the time we have ... Photo by Pat Whelen from Pexels

Why We Procrastinate

You wanted to file that paperwork in time, but it just felt, “heavy.” You couldn’t get it started, and now the deadline has passed. There was something you needed at the store and you were going to go later but now it is closed and you’ll have to wait ...