Short and Sweet Summary: The cost of higher education is enough to make your head explode. But lots of scholarship and grant opportunities exist if you know where to look. Learn how and where to uncover free money for college so you or your kids don’t take on any unnecessary...
Short and Sweet Summary: When you’re grieving, doing even mundane things takes extra effort. But what about the not-so-mundane things? The things you can’t necessarily check off on a to-do list? Because managing grief and loss requires stamina and internal fortitude, don’t sabotage your efforts by forgetting to do these...
Short and Sweet Summary: It’s easy to get sucked into never-ending battles with your teenager when you mistakenly try to reason with an unreasonable adolescent. Stop future arguments in their tracks with theses brilliant parenting hacks instead. Do you have teenagers who like to argue? I do. Grrr…. My oldest...
Short and Sweet Summary: Sometimes you just don’t feel very grateful for things that are happening in your life right now and that’s perfectly normal. You’d rather stick a hot needle in your eye than try to write out a much-lauded gratitude list. When you’re ready to stop feeling bad...
Short and Sweet Summary: I’ve been in denial about how much control we really have. Life isn’t predictable. It’s a series of unforeseen events that happen regardless of my planning and preparation. Some things are in my control. Most things aren’t. Do you have a white-knuckle grip on control like...
Short and Sweet Summary: Grief support groups won’t erase the crushing pain. But they will give you a place to validate your feelings and make your grief less isolating. Several grief support options for widows are available if you know where to look. Grief support was a monumental part of...
Short and Sweet Summary: The problem with relying on others to buoy our spirits or tell us what to do is that we relinquish all our internal power. The words of wisdom you think you need from someone else won’t bring the peace you seek. The words you need to...
Short and Sweet Summary: Hindsight is always 20/20. Looking back now, I can see important lessons of widowhood that weren’t clear to me in the beginning. Here’s my take on how much I’ve learned since then. It’s been five years since my husband died. 5 YEARS. As in 1,825 DAYS....
Short and Sweet Summary: It’s about time you started taking care of you. Forget about everyone else for just a minute and focus on making yourself a priority. It’s not difficult, costly or even time-consuming if you try these unusual but significant self-care ideas for widows. Do you love you?...