Author Archives: nextphasemom

About nextphasemom

I am a married mother of 2 college age children. Now that my children are grown attending college and working I find myself lost and wondering what to do with myself. In my loneliness I thought I would do what I love and that is write. Now that I am at retirement status I look forward to creating the next phase of my life. To start I am expressing myself through writing. It has always been relaxing for me so I thought I would share some of my thoughts. I am also a self-help fanatic and I try to live an inspired life daily. On occasion I am able to encourage and inspire those around me in a no nonsense way. For those that know me know that when you ask me for my opinion that you will get "the truth"; they know that if you don't want "the truth" don't ask me. No....I am not rude or abusive. I just point out ideas or points of interest that they have not considered or don't want to accept. A lot of my friends call me "the counselor". No..I am not a certified professional counselor but I love psychology. My degree background is business and I am employed in Customer Service. So talking to people on a regular basis is what I do to assist them in finding solutions. Well that is enough about me for now....to be continued because I am ever changing. Take your time to look around and please leave a comment so I will know that you stopped by...until then.

Going Home for the Holidays

The holiday season is in full swing and it is time to reconnect with loved ones, friends and old acquaintances. During the hustle and bustle of shopping for the perfect gift and deciding which party to attend it is also time … Continue reading

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What to Look for in the Perfect Gift

It is that time of year again. What to buy and for whom can be a challenge. But before you run yourself into a frantic shopping frenzy consider each person when deciding what to buy. You must decide what to … Continue reading

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Things a New Mother Should Know

You have just birthed your new addition to the family. You have read all the books and attended the classes. But there are some things a new mother should know that are not found in books or classes. These pointers … Continue reading

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Woman over 40 wanting to have a baby

Did you wait to establish a career before you decided to have your first child? Or do you feel like time is running out and it is now or never? Or maybe you have children and they are growing up … Continue reading

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Bullying is out of Control

It goes without saying that bullying has gotten out of control. With the new technology that is now available to students of all ages, it has taken bullying to a whole new level. Students are not only picking on each … Continue reading

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Over 40 and preventive health care

As a woman over 40, remaining healthy becomes my priority. I am one that does not like to visit the doctor and if I must it is usually for preventive care. Well, let me tell, you my preventive care has … Continue reading

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Should Corporeal Punishment Be Allowed in Schools?

Now that school has started and the kids are back into the swing of things, with today’s youth and their behavior, how should the school address discipline? I remember back in the day if you got in trouble you were … Continue reading

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