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Saturday, March 21, 2015      3 comments

Wishing I knew how to work together with my husband in helping our son become a more dedicated student. I am retired while my husband is not. I have lots of my time on my hands to "worry" about my son's lack of good work ethic. I am doing eve... Read more
Daughter Concerns
Friday, August 01, 2014      3 comments

I can't get my daughter out of my mind. She is not seeking employment while in college. She is quite introverted. She continues to keep her 4.0 GPA, but unfortunately, ... Read more
Wishing I knew how!
Monday, March 31, 2014      5 comments

I sure wish I knew how to get my husband to let me clean out the back of our storage areas. Of course he wants me to clean, but when I pull things out to clean/ organize he puts things back so I can't get to the things in the back. SO FRUSTRAT... Read more
Does it get easier?
Friday, October 04, 2013      4 comments

Wishing my Mom was here to remind me of the struggles she faced when raising 4 kids by herself. Or shoukd I say her solutions? Sometimes I think it is tougher for my kids. They inherited the bad habits/neuroses of 2 parents that they need to ... Read more
Healthy vegetarian dishes? Potlucks?
Monday, July 29, 2013      4 comments

I wish I could find a social group that held pot lucks on a regular basis that shared healthy vegetable dishes. I need to learn to make more vegetable dishes that taste good, are simple to shop for and prepare and that my family will eat. ... Read more
Weight Loss
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      3 comments

I am hoping/praying that my weight loss is due to healthier eating and the loss of one of my kidneys as opposed to any other health issue(s). I am doing less stress eating. Since I've retired it is easier for me to grab healthier food items ra... Read more
Taking Responsibility for One's Own Happiness!
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      2 comments

I'm currently working on NOT allowing my happiness to be dependent upon what my husband does or does not do in order to encourage me. I don't need a LOT of encouragement, but a little is nice. Being a teacher in this economy, can be a ve... Read more
Son struggling in Math
Friday, April 16, 2010      3 comments

I found a website that looks like it might be a "fun" way for my son to practice his Math skills. I hope so. He's not doing well in Math. I think much of the problem is that it bores him - so he doesn't focus allowing his skills to improve so... Read more
Prioritizing Difficulties!
Wednesday, July 22, 2009      1 comments

I sure wish prioritizing things I need to do/accomplish was more clear cut. Just when I think I'm doing better - I have no energy or clear directions for the order I need to accomplish things. Life is certainly so fast paced in some ways... Read more
Student Council Elections
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      4 comments

This parenting thing sure can be "emotionally draining" at times. My daughter decided to run for Student Council, not because she really wanted to, but because she needs to get involved for National Honor Society. That and her Dad ... Read more
Making Plans for ME!
Sunday, April 26, 2009      2 comments

I believe that I need to make plans for things that I enjoy doing on the weekends and then doing them whether or not anyone in my family wants to join me. I tend to have tentative plans that I want to enjoy with my family - then when they are n... Read more
Plan to walk in morning after school gets out.
Saturday, April 11, 2009      1 comments

Since I've been unable to be awake enough to figure out how to fit exercise into my schedule while working - my current plan in to walk in the morning after my husband gets back from running and before he goes to work. AFTER SCHOOL GETS OUT. ... Read more
Technologically Challenged and Frustrated.
Wednesday, April 08, 2009      1 comments

I was getting really excited about the possibilities of getting healthier through the encouragement of Spark People. As I'm trying to update some of the things on my Spark Page to make my goals readily visible for me to continue to focus on t... Read more
Friday, March 27, 2009      2 comments

I really wish I knew how to make getting more involved with SP and a healthier lifestyle high on my priority list. It seems that something else always comes up. I don't seem to have the emotional stamina now to force myself to eat healthier an... Read more
Trying to get "serious" about working toward a healthier lifestyle.
Sunday, March 15, 2009      2 comments

I have not been active with Spark People for a while. It can be time consuming, but I always enjoy it when I'm on it. It will be almost a year now since my Mom passed away. It makes me more adament about "enjoying each moment". I need to s... Read more