Month: February 2017

Let’s Talk Lice – Information for Moms

. Have you or your children ever had lice? Growing up in a hot, humid climate it was fairly common. Here are some tips and tricks to help moms deal with lice. Most moms of school-age children, no matter their age, have had to face this…

Fun on a Budget for Kids 3ish-8ish

February vacation starts next week. Here are some ideas to keep the kids busy and have fun on a budget. If your kids are having February vacation next week you’re either excited to have extra time together, or possibly dreading it! Or maybe you’re feeling a…

Healthy Eating for Moms on a Budget

Eating healthy doesn’t mean that you have to break the bank. Here are some ideas from DawnBlogtopus for healthy eating for moms on a budget. Buying organic fruits and veggies, and other foods such as grass-fed beef and free-range eggs can be very expensive. However, most people,…

Strategies and Tips for Time Management

If you’re a busy mom it’s understandable that you can’t fit everything into one day. Here are some strategies and tips to help manage your time. Between the kids, housework, shopping, cooking, and not to mention if you have a job outside the home it’s hard…

Read About Living as an With Adult ADHD

WHen you think about ADHD most people think of children. However, Approximately 5% of Adults in the USA have ADHD. An easy to understand explanation of ADHD is “ADHD is a neurological disorder associated with a pattern of excessive inactivity in the frontal lobes of the brain. It…

Finding Happiness in Life

Everyone feels a little down now and then. It’s time to find happiness. Here are some ideas on how to improve your mood and change your outlook on life. The first step in working to improve your mood is to figure out what’s wrong. Is there something…

DawnBlogtopus Cooks – Marinated Soy Pork

PORK PORK PORK! dELICIOUS SOY SAUCE PORK! tHIS RECIPE IS A FAVORITE AT MY HOUSE. My Mother-in-Law is a wonderful lady who is an excellent cook. She has shown me many recipes, and this one is everyone in my houses’ favorite. Marinated soy sauce pork. It’s…

The Octo Diaries 1

Many people over the years have suggested that I write my memoirs. I don’t have the patience for that; but here it is, one blog at a time. Life started in winter of 1980. I was 19 days late and ended up as an emergency C-section.…

Who Inspires You in Life?

who do you find inspiring? maybe it’s a typical hero-type such as a firefighter, astronaut, or marine – or maybe it’s someone else… Who do you really find inspiring? The people above are easy answers, they come straight to mind and are fairly universally accepted. While…