Miscellaneous


30 Gifts to Surprise and Delight Your Older Parents or Grandparents

These gifts for grandparents and parents who have everything will show your love without cluttering up their home. I found the best gift ideas for older parents and elderly grandparents…all you need to do is choose the one that suits them best. The AcuRite Color Weather Station Display & 5-in-1 Weather Environment System is one of my top gift picks for older […]

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How Soon Should You Adopt Another Cat

How Soon Should You Adopt Another Cat?

Should you get a new cat or kitten after the loss or death of your own cat? If you feel guilty, sad, or confused about adopting another cat or even buying a kitten from a pet store, you’re not alone. Here are a few things to help you decide if it’s too soon to adopt a cat. “I hear many […]


Healing Your Heart When You Miss Your Cat

After you lose your beloved companion, you may be surprised at how bad you feel when you think “I miss my cat.” These eight ways to cope with the grief of your cat’s death will help you through your loss. I also share advice from cat owners who understand the sorrow and sadness of losing a beloved pet. “Grieving the loss […]

Hope and Healing for Your Heart When You Miss Your Cat

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How Do You Cope With the Death of a Pet You Love?

It’s a myth that “time heals all wounds.” Nothing will erase your grief, but these ideas will help you cope with the death of a beloved pet. Here, you’ll find comfort and hope in two unusual pet loss stories, plus help coping with your grief in healthy ways. Coping with your pet’s death is different – and some say more […]


36 Supereasy and Fun Ways for Teens to Make Money

If you’re wondering how to make money as a teen, these creative tips will inspire you! My teen niece works after school as an ice skating coach and earns $20 per hour. Not all jobs for teenagers make that much money, of course — but if you’re creative and practical, you can find those hidden gems. These ideas for teens range […]

How Debt Increases Self-Esteem – The Upside of Financial Debt

Spiritual Ways to Survive Pet Loss

Comfort and Prayers for the Loss of a Beloved Dog or Cat

Believing in heaven or an afterlife doesn’t erase the intense pain of a dog or cat’s death, but it can help. These prayers for pet loss will comfort and help owners cope with the death of their dogs or cats. “No one can say how long we will mourn pet loss,” writes Gary Kowalski in Goodbye, Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who […]


127 (or More!) Things to Do When You’re Bored

Starting with a game of I-Spy for people who love to count and ending with a treasure hunt, this is the funnest and funkiest list of things to do when you’re bored at home, school, work, or in the hospital. I have a gazillion things I love do when I’m bored, and all include the letters B. L. O. G. Blog, think […]

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