Category Archives: Health, Happiness, and Home

Do’s and Don’ts for Parents of Children With ADHD


*This is a guest post from Vee Cecil. She is a Kentucky girl, like me! I love her article about ADHD because two of our four children have been diagnosed with this, and I have the disorder too. After reading her post, visit her blog. She is in the process of writing a book! Go Vee! […]

Living Abroad is Hard, When Someone You Love is Dying


My Grandma Mehl, my mom’s mom, recently died. She was 94 and had pancreatic cancer. I live over 2000 miles away from her and my family. They are in Kentucky, USA. I am an expat living deep in South Mexico, 14 driving hours from the US border. I have four kids and a husband with a disability […]

Your Husband had a Traumatic Brain Injury – Living with a TBI


“Your Husband had a Traumatic Brain Injury.” In December 2001, I answered the phone to news that every wife fears. Bradley, my husband of three years, was in an accident. He was riding his motorcycle on a country road. His crotch rocket hit gravel and he went down at high-speed. Brad was in serious condition […]

7 Reasons I Love Soufeel Jewelry


DISCLOSURE: I received this Soufeel jewelry for free and was compensated for my time. My opinions are honest and I am not required to post a positive review. When Soufeel contacted me about a review for a charm bracelet for my mother, I jumped on the idea. I have always loved Pandora and Soufeel, in my […]

Smiles – The Best Things in Life Are Free


There is a saying…”The Best Things in Life are Free.” One of the best free things in my life are smiles. If you ask anyone who knows me, they will tell you that I have a big smile that I flash a lot. I smile when I am happy and I smile when I am […]

ADHD in Our Family – Kids with ADHD – Part Two


Our girls were diagnosed by two clinics specializing in behavioral disorders with ADHD. Alexis also exhibits signs of ODD or Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Sawyer was never diagnosed. Although having lived with ADHD my entire life and seeing firsthand the struggles of our girls, I am pretty confident that Sawyer has ADHD and ODD. Of course […]