After more than a year-long process filled with failed inspections and hopelessness, we finally bought a house! Woohoo, and stuff! As this will be the third house we’ve owned, we thought we were pros. But we were "dead wrong, DEAD wrong." Alas, we had no idea how difficult it would be to buy a house… Continue reading We Bought a House!
I went to the doctor the other day. Everything is fine, I’m healthy. But ever since having Max, I get nervous about having my blood pressure checked. Yeah, I know, okay? I fully understand being nervous about having my blood pressure checked doesn’t help my blood pressure. So I try to manage this by getting… Continue reading When My Blood Pressure Rises
Why do we have friends? They’re important, right? Well, the truth is, psychologists haven’t really done much to actually give a decent answer on this. Still, many seek to explain this phenomenon of deciding we like one person above another and then prioritizing them into our life. Carlin Flora, the author of Friendfluence, says there… Continue reading What I’ve Learned About Friendship in my 30 Years
Do you ever feel like you never get noticed at work? Maybe you’re a solid employee. You always come in on time, get your work done, meet your deadlines, you name it! But you’ve never been involved in one of those secret, backdoor conversations. (You know what I’m talking about; it’s the one where the… Continue reading 5 Ways to Not Get a Promotion