Work-life balance? It seems ironic that we called it “work-life” balance because many people who engage in this struggle consider their work to be their life. Do you remember the heyday of the Blogosphere when we had..
This is simple but it’s not easy. Still; it’s well worth the work if your guiding principle as a parent is that your children are loved, valued, empowered problem-solvers in an anything-but-easy adult world.
When my children were young I used to tell them that if they were going to make an assumption they should make one that would allow them to feel good. Assumptions are guess-work anyway. And it’s never..
I love the definition of advice in a song by Baz Luhrmann: “Advice is a form of nostalgia. Dispensing it is a way of fishing the past from the disposal, wiping it off, painting over the ugly parts..
It’s so hard to know what to say to someone who is grieving, even months after the loss of their loved one. We want to help, to remove in some way the burden of grief they carry..
This is the second post in the Dear LFI series where we converge here on the porch to answer specific, personal, life-issue questions posed by anonymous contributors. Will you offer your thoughts on this issue? On a good day..
This is the first post in the Dear LFI series where we will converge here on the porch to answer specific, personal, life-issue questions posed by anonymous contributors. Will you offer your thoughts on this issue? What do I..
Let’s give a warm welcome to Carmelo, leading the discussion here at LFI for the first time. You know he’s no stranger here as he always adds a lot to the conversation. Take it away Carmelo! Do..
If you know me well you’re cringing now and thinking “Oh no!” as my closest friends do when I say “I have an idea!” What? You’re doing that? Aw! The idea was inspired by what’s been happening..