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5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known Before I Started Blogging

5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known Before I Started Blogging

I received so much support from family and friends when I initially started blogging. My first blog went live September 18, 2018, and it was shared almost 50 times.  I am sure my family and friends wanted to share my new adventure, even if they did not quite know what "blogging" meant (I am forever [...]

5 Tips To Surviving A Long Distance Relationship

5 Tips To Surviving A Long Distance Relationship

Surviving a long distance relationship has been a difficult challenge for both Chief and I. You may think after 13 plus years it gets easier, it doesn't! Over time and with each separation, you grow in all aspects (I am thankful for growth). You learn ways to make difficult times work with each separation. Many [...]

Toxic Relationships That We Love

Toxic Relationships That We Love

Sure, I asked myself over a thousand times "why do I like being a part of these toxic relationships?" Now when I mention "relationships" I do not mean just romantic but friendships as well. Whew! Not only did it take one, but about three toxic relationships later when I was able to understand why I did. [...]

Becoming A Foster Parent

One of my 2018 goals were to complete our therapeutic foster parent training. Becoming a foster parent had always been just a thought. Chief and I would talk often about either adopting or fostering. But we made so many excuses to not invest in either: our house isn't big enough, we already have too many [...]