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Watch Whose Toes You’re Stepping On

Originally posted on Empty Nest, What's Next? Parenting Adult Children Without Losing Your Mind:
Going barefoot always feels good because you can only do so when several key factors are in play. The weather is warm. The weather is warm. The weather is warm. Anytime, anywhere, it always makes me feel happy to slip…

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Crying Foul (I’m getting way too good at it)

Originally posted on Empty Nest, What's Next? Parenting Adult Children Without Losing Your Mind:
I’ve always thought I would make a great trial lawyer (and an even better judge.) I have this strong sense of justice…it just eeks out of me. I love the law (grace is a much harder concept for me to…

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Furry Friends and Other Falling Hazards

Originally posted on Empty Nest, What's Next? Parenting Adult Children Without Losing Your Mind:
Don’t let his innocent face fool you. This 90 lb bundle of fur knocked me flat earlier in the week while I was innocently walking around outside. Chester got too excited and too distracted by his furry friend and didn’t…

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Need an Internal Warm-Up? Here Comes Winnie-the-Pooh

Originally posted on Empty Nest, What's Next? Parenting Adult Children Without Losing Your Mind:
It’s time to warm up with a little Winnie the Pooh! Some months back, Winnie the Pooh decided to “follow” me on Twitter. 🙂 Oh Happy Day. 🙂 I loved Winnie the Pooh as a kid. I loved him when…

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Why You Need to Be Ready to Forgive

Originally posted on Empty Nest, What's Next? Parenting Adult Children Without Losing Your Mind:
What a nice surprise from Inspire Me Today…they opted to re-post my article on forgiveness…and if you feel so inclined, click on their link and share it with your FB/Twitter/LinkedIn/Pinterest friends and family. 🙂 We are mistake-makers. It is part…

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Just Show Up Because It Matters

Originally posted on Empty Nest, What's Next? Parenting Adult Children Without Losing Your Mind:
It takes wisdom to have a good family, and it takes understanding to make it strong. Proverbs 24:3 Max Lucado shares some insight on the importance of simply showing up. It matters more than we might think. Do you believe…

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Sitting Down to Work (and other unlikely health risks)

Originally posted on Empty Nest, What's Next? Parenting Adult Children Without Losing Your Mind:
If you’re like me, you appreciate all the advances in technology that can make your work (and life) easier. I remember way back when I spent a boatload of money on large envelopes, white stock paper, paper clips, and postage…