How Sick Is ‘Too Sick’ To Stay Home From School?

A new survey asked more than 1,400 parents, 'how sick does your child have to be to keep them home from school'?  While you don't want to send … [Read more...]

My Top 10 Books Of 2016

I talk about reading a lot, because it's something I do a lot of.  In the spring of 2016, I set a goal to read 40 books throughout the remaining … [Read more...]

No Resolutions; Life Goals For 2017

I used to make New Year's Resolutions. Sometimes they were the cliche 'get in shape', 'eat healthier' resolutions that lots of other people seem to … [Read more...]

A New Christmas Tradition

Here we are again, in the midst of another Christmas season. I'm not quite as into it as I have been in past years. I can't put my finger on it, but … [Read more...]

Making Progress On The Internet

It's been one month since Election Day.  It seems, to me anyway, that the political bashing, protests, de-friending, has calmed down somewhat. … [Read more...]

Finding Dimes: What Does It Mean?

An odd thing started happening to me a few years ago. I started finding dimes in the strangest places. Not dimes and pennies, or dimes and nickels, or … [Read more...]

Giving Thanks In Phoenix, Arizona

I am back in Massachusetts after spending my Thanksgiving holiday in Phoenix, Arizona! It was my first time there, and the first time I've ever spent … [Read more...]

Dear Me: Things I Would Tell My Teenage Self

I've seen some pieces on this sort of thing over the past few years and think it's a great idea to reflect on one's life and think about what we would … [Read more...]

Black Friday Deals, But Are They Really?

Every year around this time, we start to hear about all of the amazing deals retailers will be offering on Black Friday. Then during the wee hours of … [Read more...]

Confession: I Don’t Really Like Halloween

It seems like most people enjoy Halloween.  Everything from the cool, crisp air and scary movies to the costumes and candy.  I've got be … [Read more...]