Empty Nest Syndrome

Do we still have the “Empty Nesting” syndrome? I don’t think so. Women in their 40’s are no longer feeling the loneliness and emptiness from their children being gone. Women in their 40’s and up are now asking themselves “What am I here for? What can I do now?” I call it the “Fly Now…

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What to Do When He Doesn’t Want to Change

I’ve been married for 25 years and for a majority of the marriage I wanted to change Gus, because I thought all the problems we had were because of him. I thought that if I changed him or if he was a different person, I would be happier. I can’t even begin to tell you…

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Let’s talk about suicide

Suicide is a sensitive subject and one that many have struggled with over the years. The thought of wanting to take one’s own life is more common than we would ever dare to admit. Suicide is just one of those thoughts lurking inside the mind of those who at one point decided their life has…

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Healing Daddy Issues- Is it Possible?

Many women today do not have the experience of having grown up with their dad. They don’t have the experience of what it feels like to have had a daddy to comfort her and keep her safe. A daddy to pick you up when you fall and smile when you walk into the room. The…

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Not Getting It All Done? Don’t Worry… Here’s Why!

Last week, I was feeling like I was not doing enough. I looked around the house and it was a mess; I had not homeschooled for days; and I felt like a horse following the carrot stick. As I thought of all I still needed to do for the holidays ahead, my energy level was…

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[VIDEO] Celebrating 25 Years of Marriage- 3 Tips For You!

Last week Gus and I celebrated 25 years of marriage! That’s a huge accomplishment for us, considering we’ve had so many challenges, including infidelity, bad communication, owning a business together and homeschooling six children. It’s not easy to sustain healthy relationships for a long time and even when people stay married, many are miserable and…

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How to Save Your Marriage from Divorce

I took my wedding ring off and left it in his nightstand… I never imagined we would get to this. My heart was shattered and in pieces. The future looked dim and lonely. I had flashes of me with the six children as a single mom, hustling just like my mom had- one, maybe two…

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Trying To Lose Weight and Eat Healthier? Try This

I’ve been a health fan for over 15 years, but with all the food fads- “eat coconut oil, don’t eat coconut oil, eat whole wheat, definitely don’t eat whole wheat- it’ll kill you-” it’s really difficult to figure out what are the right and the wrong things to eat. I’ve been using a concept called…

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Going Deeper than the Rules- 3 “Self-Check” Parenting Tips to Make Sure You Always Focus on Relationship

Rules were created to provide boundaries in relationships and in society. Rules allow us to keep  a strict guideline of how things should be done and what should be avoided. Rules are good and help us protect the important people and things in our life. But what happens when we give priority to the rules…

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Emotional Intelligence vs. Emotional Healing

There is a lot of talk about emotional intelligence today. Schools and large corporations are finally speaking about it and teaching it to students and employees. These organizations have finally discovered the many benefits behind emotional intelligence and how much better people perform when they are able to manage their emotions, feelings, thoughts and relationships…

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