I’m not a professional provider of services to people with special needs, only a mom of a child with Down syndrome. As much as that qualifies me to give advice, here are my tips for being a good friend: Use “people first” language. People with disabilities are people first, and identifying them by their disability […]
(In case you missed it, find the main article where I outline my weight loss plan here!) Here a few other things that I have learned along the way as a personal trainer that have helped me to succeed: 1. It takes 1-2 weeks to start seeing results. How many times have you had a […]
Again, please remember that this is just what has worked for me! I don’t think that it is the “best”, “most healthy” way to lose weight, but right now, it is better than the doing nothing at all and it works :) FAQ Are you “naturally” skinny?
I’ve read them all. Every tip, trick, list, and suggestion on Pinterest to keep my house clean so that I am not embarrassed if someone were to drop by and expect to come in. The problem was, until I changed my mindset about my messy house, no tip in the world could help. The FlyLady website was extremely helpful in learning how stressful clutter is and how happy a clean home really is for my family and I.
I also began to realize that it was one of those things that was just going to take consistent effort. So a couple years down the road, with a pretty consistently clean house, here is the only trick that I have found:
Summer is here and the neighborhood is prowling with neighbors out and about enjoying the fresh air, which means it is time to brush-up on your “How do you do?” neighbor skills. Most of the good advice on being a good neighbor is a little too Mr. Rodgers for me.
Most of us don’t have the luxury of a job role that requires just one thing of us. We need help with time management tips because we wear multiple hats, have constant interruptions, are overran by the tyranny of the urgent, and get way too many e-mails. While most of us can’t change many of […]