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And, the bigger education on the descent This past weekend my family climbed a mountain. It may have been the Akers family Everest. My husband and I, along with our two daughters, ages 11 and 5 learned a lot about each other and our relationships. We learned about...read more
Welcoming Ben Weaver and his guest post. Ben helps men not suck at relationships at BenWeaver.org. And, helping to solve common relationship problems My 29th birthday was made of something epic. After training for two years I crossed the finish line of Ironman. I...read more
The IFTTT Recipe You've Gotta Get “There’s an App for that.” The phrase has inundated everyday speech, but it is actually an Apple registered trademark. If you haven’t used the phrase yourself, you have heard it in use, because anyone who has a mobile device knows,...read more
Self-Care is a fairly new term that has exploded into a calling, a longing, an executive order, and another to do list. UGH! Who needs more to do? Don’t let it drain you. How did this term get started anyway? It crossed over into mainstream after the 2016 election...read more
A guest post guaranteed to make you laugh by Frank McKinley. "Laughter is the best medicine". - popular proverb When you're down in the dumps, depressed, or just feeling blue, laughter can magically lift you out. I love to laugh now. I enjoy making other people laugh,...read more
Is Coconut Oil Good for You, or the latest health fad? When the American Heart Association issues a Presidential Advisory turning the tables on coconut oil, suggesting canola oil instead all kinds of people are scratching their head. USA Today leads with Coconut oil...read more
How to Bring Family Meal Planning Back to Your “A” Game & Two Weeks of Meal Planning Nothing has been normal about family meal planning lately. You haven’t been on your “A” game. Maybe your schedule has been off, the kids have been off of school, or life events leave...read more
Jathan Maricelli offers today's guest post. Why Being Childish is Good for Brain Development If art is important to humanity, there is no more important artist than the potter who shapes the minds of our children. In the art form of pottery, clay, during the formation...read more
Introducing this guest post by Lee Nicholson, The Productive Writer. 5 Meals That Love Brains And Reward Healthy Life Take a second to clench your fist and place in front of your face. (Best not to do this in public or you might get strange stares from...read more
How Fidget Spinners Improve Your Health, ... Or Not The annoying toys kids carry everywhere are more than a craze. Fidget spinners are good for you, and may actually improve your health. The three-pronged spinning sensation may help spin away the blues of ADHD,...read more