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I get so easily distracted. No...I allow myself to get distracted. That's it, isn't it? It's not the distractions that keep us from doing the things we need or want to do, but rather the permission we give to these distractions. Most of my distractions are quite obvious. My phone is a pretty big one. […] Keep reading

The Bucket List

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There are so many things that I want to do. So many things that I have been putting off and since my split, a fire has been lit under me. Life is going to pass me by unless I get on it. And as I meet new people and have new experiences, I find that […] Keep reading

My Divorcing Story

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I'm divorcing. I'm now a single mama with 4 rascals. What the heck happened? Read on and find out... We were together for 19 years. Married for 12. And pretty chaotic nearly the whole time. I'll admit that I was very much the drama queen when we dated, but tell me what love struck teenager […] Keep reading

Boy Scouts Offer Tips to Keep Kids Busy During the Holidays

This post has been contributed by The Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America   The Boy Scout motto is “Be Prepared” and that adage can apply to holiday downtime for kids just as easily as outdoor preparedness.  Winter break is just around the corner and parents need to make plans to entertain their kids during the […] Keep reading

The Boy Scouts: Mentoring a New Generation of Young Men

Something has been on my mind this summer. Something that had become so urgent that I just could not get out of my head. My eldest boy is now 9 and is that much closer to independence. So the questions on my mind are:  Are we doing enough to prepare our son for life's challenges?  […] Keep reading