Category: family

My Daughters

Having an attitude for gratitude is something very important to me. While other people are grateful about their car, their house, or their fancy clothes, I like to focus on something else. I am incredibly grateful for having three intelligent, beautiful, and compassionate daughters. Make no mistake, personal possessions are something to be very grateful

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Thanksgiving – Have a Real Conversation

I would like to start off by wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. This holiday is truly unique because it creates a great opportunity for us to reconnect with our family and friends. Even though we associate Thanksgiving with food, this is also a social holiday. I recently took a break from writing blogs, due to

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Recognize What You Love | An Attitude For Gratitude

The world would be a better place if we focused on things that we love, instead of what hate or dislike. That is why I highly recommend you develop an attitude for gratitude. Here are just a few things to consider: I love people regardless of their gender. I love people regardless of their age.

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Top 8 Things to Never Stop Doing with Your Wife

Here are my Top 8 things to never stop doing with your wife: 1. Never stop dating your wife: Complacency will damage your marriage. This normally occurs when you stop dating your wife. A healthy relationship requires you to keep things exciting and adventurous. Take her to a movie, the park, or a candlelight dinner

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LGBT Pride Month

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month (or LGBTQ+) is currently celebrated each year in the month of June in honor of the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. [This blog was updated: June 12, 2019] To read about the full story: https://www.loc.gov/lgbt-pride-month/about/ Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month Every year the LGBT community is

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Happy Mother’s Day: The World’s Forgotten Heroes

On January 30, 2000 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia, Kurt Warner of the St. Louis Rams (now LA Rams) hoisted the Vince Lombardy trophy over his head after winning Super Bowl XXXIV. The State of Missouri was filled with joy and labeled QB Kurt Warner as a hero. Throughout the United States of

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Effective Communication | Put your Phone Away

Face-to-face conversations are the most effective way to communicate and create growth. Text messaging and emailing are a way to communicate but not the most effective, because there’s no connection. For example: If I told you, “Hey Michelle, that shirt looks very good on you,” would telling you via a text be as impactful as

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Take Action | Talking is not Enough

Telling the world what you’re interested in doing is not a bad thing. In fact, it demonstrates that you have a vision. However, until you put those words into action, they simply remain words. If you speak highly about a person that you care about, show them. If you talk about being good at something,

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Embrace Love

I thought that going to school for Criminal Justice would help me have a better understanding of why things happen the way that they do. On the administrative side, sure, I get it. But the side that deals with emotions, specifically hate, I will never understand it because it is the opposite of what I

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Toxic People – Take away their power

Have you ever had some great news that you wanted to share with your friend but found yourself being apprehensive? Should I share this news? Why do you think that happens? It is because you have a toxic relationship. Toxic relationships are relationships where two people do not share the same values and because of

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