8:30 to 5

I’m sitting at my computer looking for jobs because I’ve been at home with my little ones for almost three years now and I’m ready to work again. Problem is, every time I see the hours posted for a corporate job, I cringe. Typically, jobs start between 8am and 9am in the morning. My son’s... Continue Reading →

Never a Failure, Always a Lesson

“I Could Never Be a Stay Home Mom,” I said. Before you shrug this off, I promise this isn’t some guilty plug intended to make parents feel like they should stay home with their kids. This post is to explain the negative energy we can put into something that scares us. Maybe, I still have... Continue Reading →

Running Full Force

I’m trying to get ahead, when in actuality I’m running full force just trying to keep up. The list of “to do” items runs long, like around the planet more than once kind of long. My birthday is one week away, it’s not a milestone birthday and but I do have some fun plans. I... Continue Reading →

3 Parallel Stories: The Handshake

Tom’s story: Tom’s palms are damp and hot. He tries rubbing his hands on his scratchy slacks in effort to dry them off, though each stroke does little. Being unemployed now for four months, he was losing hope that anyone would answer his resume; this was his first interview. Desperation set in about two months... Continue Reading →

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