5 Tips All Ages Need to #ADULT This 4th of July

Maybe it’s just me but the 4th of July just doesn’t feel as liberating as it once did for me. I’m not talking about being a kid and getting excited to go see fireworks or even about that feeling you get when you bite into the first sweet watermelon of the summer. No, I’m...

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The Drive of a "Bulldozer Parent"

I’ve heard is a few times now and I’ve had enough. My generation of parents has been labeled the “Bulldozer Parents”. We seek to guide our children in their futures, so in turn, we are stereotyped as a “Bulldozer”. I call bullshit!

I just arrived home from an...

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THIS. IS. YOUR. XENNIAL. BRAIN. ON. NATURE.

Remember that 90s drug awareness commercial with John Roselius (the guy from Mars Attacks! & Con Air with Nicholas Cage) where he cracks open an egg over a frying pan and says, “This is your brain. This is your brain on drugs.” It was a staple of my preteen childhood and one that...

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A Cemetery Caretaker's Advice to Millennials on Memorial Day
Since 2016, my husband and I have been caretakers of a cemetery.  It isn’t the usual part-time job that someone our age would take. As the Memorial Day holiday approaches we are asked regularly what our plans are for the weekend. We look at our schedule for where our children need to...
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An Open Letter to the People-Pleaser Generation
You might know us as the micro-generation between the GenXers and Millennials, some call us the Xennial generation. We are a generation placed in the “in-between” but I don’t believe it means we’ve been called to be the invisible middle like many have been treating us. I...
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