Facing fear: My Blogging Story

Create your dream job!

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I like my day job. I love being a mom even though it is unequivocally a “job” too. I’ve spent most of my adult life searching for the perfect job; one that is flexible, rewarding, fun, and creative (and pays me a lot of money). I have worked in the fields of wholesale furniture, fitness, interior design, and even mental health. It’s taken me until now, at fifty-two years old, to realize that my “dream” job is right in front of me, I’m already doing it, just not owning it. I can be a good mom, help people transform their lives, express myself creatively, and have fun. Now I know that these “jobs” don’t have to be mutually exclusive.

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5 Ways to Get Financially Organized for Tax Season (and avoid a nervous breakdown)

5 ways to avoid a nervous breakdown during tax season

 

Well, once again I’ve been running around like a crazy person trying to get my shit together for my 2015 tax return. Every year I vow to do better, and it just doesn’t happen! This year was even worse because I moved and consequently have had to rummage through every box labeled office. What a nightmare! I’m giving myself a “get financially organized” challenge for the coming year. I’ll let you know how it goes…

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How to visit your kids at college: keep it short and sweet!

How to visit your kids at college

I visited my sons at college this weekend. They are kids numbers three and four who fortunately go to the same university. Kid number one is out college, and number two will graduate in May, so I think I’ve finally got the method down. It’s my opinion that keeping the visit short and sweet is the way to go!

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Saturday Links : Stuff that caught my eye this week

 

Cool links from the week around the web

1. Love this post on how to add personality to a white kitchen. Style by Emily Henderson

2. Jerry Hall, 59, and Rupert Murdoch, 83, got married after a whirlwind romance. Do they are truly in love? WWD

3. Scientific study shows that mindfulness meditation can change your brain and potentially improve your health. New York Times

4. Ben Affleck’s exes chime in on his midlife crisis tattoo. marie-claire

What caught your eye this week? Feel free to share in the comments

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Saturday Links: Stuff that caught my eye this week

link love from around the web-midlife modern style

 

  1. Love Leandra’s post on Gucci Winter 2016 NYFW- Man Repeller
  2. Kesha’s situation highlights that we need to support all women who are victims of abuse- Lenny
  3. Inspired room redo of designer Marie Flanigan’s textured neutral living room- Copycatchic
  4. This 100 y.o. woman shows that it’s never too late to reap the benefits of yoga- Yoga Dork

Enjoy your weekend!

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