Category: ’Just for Fun/Miscellaneous’

10 Tips to Help Manage Life When Caring for Ailing Parents (Along with Your Own Family)

December 27th, 2013 by Dionna - 2 Comments

The In-Betweeners: Caring Up and Down the Generations Until a few weeks ago, I was helping care for a parent who was terminally ill. With two young children and a life in another country, this was quite a challenge at times. Below are some thoughts on what got us through…

Rootless

December 10th, 2013 by Dionna - 16 Comments

Early this fall, my family stood crying in the driveway, waving to my parents as they drove away. They’d just packed up their home of 25+ years and were moving to Florida. Now that I’m the last member of my family of origin to live in the area we all know, I’m feeling . . . rootless.

Making Peace with My Picky Eater

November 12th, 2013 by Dionna - 9 Comments

Once upon a time, there was a boy who would try anything. And then he turned 3. Thus began the dinner chronicles at my house; read about how I’ve made peace with my picky eater.

So the Other Day at the Marriage Counselor . . .

November 1st, 2013 by Dionna - 4 Comments

Have you every done marriage or family counseling? What was helpful? What was not?

Homemade Cleaners: My Latest Project and a Giveaway

October 29th, 2013 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Whether you already make your own cleaning products or you’re interested in learning, you’ll find something useful in Homemade Cleaners, the soon-to-be-published book I recently co-wrote. Our recipes get back to the basics – almost all of them are some variation of vinegar, baking soda, and essential oils. Enter to win a giveaway of Homemade Cleaners, and pre-order your copy on Amazon or Barnes and Noble!

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