Medical Issues Special Request: go fund me

20. September 2016 Pets 0
Long-term¬† health problems caused financial distress at my home. On the bright side, I have a healthy, happy toddler grandson to watch. That’s a mighty time-consuming treasure although breaks are sparse. I started a bargello quilt project last year;¬† hoping to sell once it’s finished. This is my 1st quilt.

Parenting (magic)

A video excerpt featuring Thomas Phelan, Ph.D. from his video lecture entitled “1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children. To order the book, 1-2-3 Magic Parenting. “[…] to help parents raise well-behaved, happy, competent kids and put the fun back into parenting!” Newsletter (a free parenting resource) 1-2-3 Magic Parenting by Dr. Thomas W. Phelan, Phd


24. May 2016 Education 0
Work was plentiful when I earned my GED (General Ed Diploma). Sometimes I worked two or more jobs at once. College was out of range; a pay check was more important. Once upon a time I was fired. The manager was shocked over my elation and sincere “thank you”. The response, “I’ve never had anyone ... continued


22. May 2016 Education 1
Unschooling is a term that probably makes us contemplate the uneducated. Quite the contrary; “unschoolery” is simply learning for pleasure. Unschoolers (ideally) advance from personal interests. “Because it’s fun, or fascinating, or they care” (Leo Babauta, 2014). However, everyone is not a potential candidate for home education or self-directed learning. Sometimes, people need guidance; other ... continued

mental stability

22. May 2016 Education, Pets 1
Emotional problems are tough. Specifically, close family members with mental health issues are the people we should care most about. Emotions generally create chaos, rages, temper tantrums, that come across as immature baby fits. Often it makes me want to run and hide. Therapies are necessary. Disturbances make me feel helpless too. Learning to wait ... continued

stress relief

22. May 2016 Therapy 1
stress relief
So I’ve earned formal higher degrees while hoping to improve my lifestyle and possibly earn an income someday. Someday hasn’t arrived yet. I’m still waiting on a serendipity moment to arrive. Opportunity is slim in rural zones for many. However, I do consider myself to be fortunate enough to have a background in entrepreneurship at ... continued