Goal setting, KidFree, Love and Life

Getting Lost to the Summer of Fun: It’s Time to Catch Up

It's been a while, I know. (Luckily for me, the dates don't show as part of my posts :P) But, for those that may have been wondering where I have been, it's time to catch up. The Highlights I believe the last time I wrote was sometime near the end of winter/beginning of spring, so… Continue reading Getting Lost to the Summer of Fun: It’s Time to Catch Up

DINK, Love and Life, Organization Tips

Project Life, Project Finding Our Self: Taking The Time to Figure Out What is Important in Our Daily Life

From Monday to Friday, I am a virtual assistant. I provided client care (read Customer Service), as well as digital support to small, independently owned businesses. One of my clients is an online Photoshop Teacher, assisting students in learning photoshop techniques to enhance their businesses and add a little fun to their lives through digital… Continue reading Project Life, Project Finding Our Self: Taking The Time to Figure Out What is Important in Our Daily Life

Goal setting, KidFree, Love and Life, Mindset

Got 99 Problems, But a Family Ain’t One: 4 Lessons You Need to Learn From a 99-Year-Old

This past weekend, I had a brand new experience. I went to Mr. Beard's Grandfather; LD's 99th birthday party. Having been, and continuing to be inspired by him for almost 20 years, I thought I'd share some of the lessons he's passed down. Accepting Family For the past 18 years, not once has LD asked… Continue reading Got 99 Problems, But a Family Ain’t One: 4 Lessons You Need to Learn From a 99-Year-Old

KidFree, Love and Life, Mindset

The Fear of Missing Out: What Did You Leave Behind When Considering the Kidfree Life

The fear of missing out. We've all been there. Every. Single. One. Of. Us. It doesn't matter if you are childfree by choice, childless because of biology or have a big, ever-growing family. Our lives are lived in comparison. She has what I want. What I need. What I have never even given a damn… Continue reading The Fear of Missing Out: What Did You Leave Behind When Considering the Kidfree Life

Love and Life, Mindset

It’s Time to Take the Risk and Find Our Kidfree Community: Why Half Assing it Doesn’t Work

I'm struggling, and have been for a little while. As a childfree adult, and having recently moved, I feel like I lost my sense of community. That's the thing with living the kidfree life - you miss out on the readymade community that comes with having a child. The playgroups, school groups, hell even connections… Continue reading It’s Time to Take the Risk and Find Our Kidfree Community: Why Half Assing it Doesn’t Work

Goal setting, Love and Life, Mindset

The 3 lessons learned while on a weight loss journey: living an afraid and passive life, to losing 50 lbs and finding laughter again

I used to weight 50 lbs more than I do today. It took me 4 years to go from being obese to having a normal BMI, but I did it. I didn't do it alone. Asking for guidance was the best thing I could have done for myself, and I will not be ashamed of… Continue reading The 3 lessons learned while on a weight loss journey: living an afraid and passive life, to losing 50 lbs and finding laughter again

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Time to Check-In on the KidfreeNotCarefree Pride Challenge! What are You Feeling Proud of Today?

Hi there! I just wanted to check in at day five and see what you are feeling proud of today. If you have been following along, your list may have a list like mine that's now 15 items long! How inspiring is that?! So, here is my check-in of what I have been proud of… Continue reading Time to Check-In on the KidfreeNotCarefree Pride Challenge! What are You Feeling Proud of Today?

DINK, KidFree, Love and Life

Living Blissful Heartfelt Moments to Accepting You are Getting Older: The Trek into the Childfree Adulting Life

Have you ever had a perfect moment, one where it almost feels magical? Yesterday was it for me. It started so quietly, on the couch, just Mr. Beard, myself and our cat Puck, who was curled up into me. I was knitting, my husband doing a crossword, some Ray LaMontagne softly playing over our stereo. All that… Continue reading Living Blissful Heartfelt Moments to Accepting You are Getting Older: The Trek into the Childfree Adulting Life

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The Day 1 Check-In of the KidfreeNotCarefree Pride Challenge: Time to list 3 things that made YOU proud today

It's time for me to check-in and start my list of 21 things I am proud that I did! Today, I am proud that: I made healthy food decisions. We had leftovers instead of ordering in! I answered a difficult work email, in a very positive and turns out, helpful way I took the time… Continue reading The Day 1 Check-In of the KidfreeNotCarefree Pride Challenge: Time to list 3 things that made YOU proud today

Goal setting, Love and Life, Mindset

Start the 7-day Pride Challenge: Write What You Are Proud Of & Start Rocking Goals Every Day

I had a breakdown standing in my driveway the other day. I was furious. I was tired. I was stressed to my limits and my ride-sharing driver was arguing with me over text that he had arrived when clearly he had not.  I was deep in the red fog once I finally took my seat… Continue reading Start the 7-day Pride Challenge: Write What You Are Proud Of & Start Rocking Goals Every Day