Category Archives: Relationships

Are you doing these Two Simple Things to Keep Unruly Housework Under Control?

“Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing. ” ~ Phyllis Diller, Phyllis Diller’s Housekeeping Hints, 1966

I recently read and recommend:  “The Happiness Project” by Gretchin Rubin.  It was full of insightful and useful information, many bite size pieces of practical advice that have the power to change your life, and maybe save your marriage. Continue reading

Little Known Mistakes You Could be Making to Push Your Friends Away – A Personal Look at How a ‘Mean Girls Book Club’ Renewed my Friendships

We can all relate to this scenario; a cute boy enters the room, the circle of friendly women sipping tea from 5 minutes ago have turned into ferocious, blood thirsty lions.  Our attack shows no boundaries, “Look at Susie’s outfit, WHAT WAS SHE THINKING?” The fangs sink in for the kill, “And would you look at the weight she’s gained.”  We then carry her beaten and defeated in our mouths and drop her limp body at the foot of our prize cute boy, who we have now exaggerated to be a Brad Pitt lookalike.  Victorious, we wipe the blood from our lips.  What is it that turns sane, civilized women into nothing more than foolish mean girls?

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