Tag Archives: getting along

Question of the Day, from Michael

If you could chose the “defect” your spouse has, what would you choose to have to deal with? Advertisements

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Who is in the wrong?

Eating spaghetti on the subway resulted in a brawl between the person eating, and the person offended by the smell and seeming lack of consideration of the chow-hound. Who is in the wrong? Be it cell phone use, stinky food, loud … Continue reading

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Kids moving back home

This was on the news a few weeks ago and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. What to do when you 20 something moves back home. I personally don’t think this is anything new. I know more kids who … Continue reading

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The END!

What’s wrong with me? Do I have sucker written on my forehead? Is there some neon sign on my back I don’t now about? I’m telling you I have thee worst luck when it comes to meeting normal people. I … Continue reading

Posted in adulthood, behavior, best friends, character, choices, differences, disappointment, emotions, feelings, friends, friendships, getting along, growing up, life, life lessons, live and learn, people, relationships, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Being honest or being mean. Is there a difference?

I’ve been thinking of this post for most of the week and trying to think of wording it the right way. I guess to me, it comes down to either being nice to someone or telling a little white lie … Continue reading

Posted in adults, behavior, choices, courtesy, differences, disappointment, disrespect, emotions, feelings, friends, friendships, getting along, habits, honesty, hurt, hurt feelings, kindness, life lessons, manners, opinionated, opinions, people, personality, relationships, rudeness, sadness, selfish, sports, stupid people, things, thinking, thoughts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Disciplining someone else’s child

This story was on the news last night and it really made me think about how people deal with other people’s children in their own homes. I think it was different for me. I worked in the kids schools and … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, childhood, children, choices, communicating, differences, discipline, embarassing, emotions, family, feelings, friends, friendship, getting along, kids, life, lifestyles, manners, memories, mischievous, parent's, people, problems, rules, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

“Reformed ” people

I have a question I’d like to ask you all. I know you know people like this too so I wanted to know how you handle it or if you just do what I’ve been doing and ignore it. I’m … Continue reading

Posted in adulthood, adults, arguments, bad habits, behavior, children, choices, cigarettes, differences, drinking, emotions, family, getting along, habits, kids, memories, overbearing, parent's, people, relationships, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Teacher accused of slapping a boy

I was going to write a post about this and then I came across this “Good To Know” segment that Don Shelby had and I really couldn’t have said it better myself. “A story Wednesday night got a lot of … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, bullying, childhood, children, choices, education, emotions, fears, feelings, fighting, getting along, hurt feelings, kids, kindness, learning, life lessons, memories, peer pressure, people, problems, school, teachers, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Taking things out on those we love

Hurting the ones we love. How many times have you done that? Do we do this because we can? Because it’s safe? Because no matter what, this person will always be there for us and always love us NO MATTER … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, comfortable, emotions, family, feelings, friends, getting along, love, people, problems, relationships, sadness, self control, sorrow, stress, things, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

The Dreaded Bullying

I absolutely HATE bullying of any kind.  Bullying is so mean.  Teasing is also mean but I feel that for the most part, teasing is meant as “someone likes you” because if someone doesn’t like you, they won’t waste their … Continue reading

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“Just kidding”

There was recently a story on the news about this but I’ll be darned if I can remember which channel I was watching at the time and I’ve tried finding it but like anything else, when you’re looking, it’s nowhere … Continue reading

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Dog poop!!!!

Okay, laugh if you will but this is serious!  When I got my haircut the other day some pretty important stuff got talked about!  We were talking about the rain and I’d mentioned that the really heavy rain and the … Continue reading

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Is it to late to say I’m sorry?

MOM,   It never dawned on me until I was in the shower the other night thinking to myself “Bailey will never understand the amount of love Nicole and I have for him until he has a child of his … Continue reading

Posted in adulthood, age, anger, behavior, childhood, choices, differences, emotions, fears, feelings, forgivness, getting along, growing up, hurt feelings, i love you, kids, life, life lessons, love, memories, mom, pain, parent's, people, regret, relationships, saying sorry, son's, thoughts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

How long can we blame our parents?

When Nikki wrote this post, it got me to thinking about letting go of things “we” felt were wrong with our childhood.  Of course I’m not talking about her story or stories of abuse or horrific situations.  I’m talking about … Continue reading

Posted in adulthood, adults, anger, arguments, behavior, blame, brother, childhood, children, choices, differences, emotions, family, fears, feelings, fighting, forgivness, getting along, growing up, hurt feelings, jealousy, life, life lessons, love, parent's, people, problems, relationships, siblings, sister, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Second Chances

Do you let your friends or family’s opinion of someone affect whether you’re friends with them?  What if you had a falling out with someone and you are willing to give a second chance to them, but your friends and … Continue reading

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Telling others what to do

I feel most of us know people who are like this.  Bossy and always telling other people what to do.  I always wonder why people think they have a right to tell anyone else what or how to do something.  … Continue reading

Posted in adults, bad habits, behavior, bossy, characteristics, choices, control, dad's, differences, fighting, freedoms, getting along, habits, judging, manners, mom's, opinionated, people, personality, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Workplace Enemies

I work at a place where there are 3 separate offices on the same land.  All walking distance accessible.   In my office we have about 20 employee’s. Since I have worked here, there have been these two ladies who do … Continue reading

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Weddings and parents giving just the right gift.

I have a cousin who got married.  As a gift to him and his new wife his parents GAVE him 20 acres of land. To build their “dream home” on as the new daughter in law put it. Well 2 … Continue reading

Posted in adulthood, adults, anger, behavior, children, choices, differences, disappointment, emotions, family, family feuds, fears, feelings, fighting, getting along, grandparents, hurt feelings, husbands, in-laws, kids, life, marriage, mistakes, parent's, past, people, problems, regret, relationships, things, wives | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

The Outsiders

When I saw this in my People magazine a few weeks ago, I couldn’t believe 25 years had passed since this movie came out.  It was a favorite of mine as well as my boys.  I’d read the book years … Continue reading

Posted in age, behavior, books, bullying, classics, differences, favorites, feelings, fighting, friendship, friendships, gangs, getting along, growing up, life lessons, memories, movies, old days, people, problems, reading, relationships, teenagers, the outsiders, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

School—1957 vs. 2007

Scenario:  Jack goes quail hunting before school. Pulls into school parking lot with shotgun in gun rack. 1957-Vice Principal comes over, looks at Jack’s shotgun, goes to his car and gets his shotgun to show Jack. 2007-School goes into lock … Continue reading

Posted in adults, behavior, changes, children, choices, differences, environment, fears, feelings, getting along, growing up, kids, laws, life, old days, past, people, responsibility, rules, school, today's times, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Today’s Message of the Day is:

Every sixty seconds you are unhappy, angry or upset is a whole minute of happiness you will never get back.   Life is short, Break the rules, Forgive quickly, Kiss slowly, Love truly, Laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that … Continue reading

Posted in adults, behavior, choices, dancing, feelings, friends, friendship, fun, funny, getting along, happiness, hopes, humor, humorous, laughs, laughter, life, people, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Step-parents disciplining

Hello Everyone.  I was having a discussion with a friend of mine this morning and I was interested in what other people thought. My friend has one daughter.  She’s 16. For most of this girls life, she believed one man … Continue reading

Posted in adults, anger, behavior, biology, children, dad's, differences, dna, emotions, family, fears, feelings, getting along, hurt feelings, kids, mom's, nurture, parent's, parenting, people, problems, relationships, respect, responsibility, teenagers, things, today's times | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Separate bedrooms

This used to be a subject that people didn’t talk about. Married people sleeping in separate bedrooms. But there has been so much talk about it lately. I have had my own bedroom now for almost 10 years and I … Continue reading

Posted in adults, aging, bedrooms, behavior, change, choices, differences, embarrassed, emotions, fears, feelings, getting along, insomnia, lifestyles, love, people, relationships, separate bedrooms, sleeping, sleeping together, snoring, spouse, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Handwritten letters

When was the last time you wrote a handwritten letter?  I am really bad at this and always have been.  This is why I love the Internet so much. I’m a really good “email” person. If anyone writes to me, … Continue reading

Posted in adults, behavior, choices, computers, control, conveniences, courtesy, differences, email, emotions, feelings, friends, friendship, fun, getting along, handwritten letters, happiness, happy, hurt feelings, judging, keeping in touch, kindness, laughter, life, love, manners, mistakes, old days, people, relationships, respect, rudeness, sad, sorrow, things, thinking, thoughts, today's times | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Politics, why do we so NOT agree??

I’m getting so sick of this election.  I say that every time though so I’m not sure why this time I feel so differently.  I think because I was so unsure before Obama won over Clinton.  I just didn’t know.  … Continue reading

Posted in adults, anger, behavior, changes, choices, commercials, differences, emotions, fears, feelings, freedoms, getting along, government, kindness, life, mom's, overbearing, people, politics, relationships, respect, rudeness, things, thinking, thoughts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments