6 Tips For Creating a Schedule and Increasing Productivity

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How I Created a Schedule to Increase Productivity, and How you can do it too!     I haven’t always had a schedule, but when I created one, my productivity skyrocketed. In the world of writing, they have the plotters and pantsers.  The plotters are the ones who plan their story.  They write scenes, and plan each one.  The pantsers put their pen to their paper, and let their story flow without planning.   In life, I was a seasoned “pantser”.  I knew what tasks I wanted to get accomplished in a day, and I would bounce on each of…
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From A Black, Military Veteran, Christian: My Opinion on Obama

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What I Think About Obama: America’s Most Iconic President       First, let me say…this is my OPINION.  I know there are alot of emotions surrounding Obama and politics as a whole.  Nowadays people get so butt-hurt over opinions.  Well, guess what?  I have an opinion, and it may not be yours.       My opinion is an educated opinion based on reading, listening to the mainstream media, listening to freelance media, watching documentaries, watching the White House Youtube channel, and serving 9 years in the military–where government legislation directly affected my livelihood.  My opinion is based on…
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Almost Rape: What I Did When He Was Tryin’ To “Take My Goods Without Askin’ For Em”!

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My Story of Almost Rape and Examining the Right Time to put up a Fight     I can’t say I’ve ever been raped, but boy, did I come close before.  He was tryin’ to “take my goods”!  It was almost rape and it was SUPER scary.  He was a stranger…somebody I did not know for a whole 30 minutes!   It happened while I was in Iraq.  I was in a war zone, but I have a way of “staying in a bubble”.  Some people would say I’m naive.  Others would say I’m gullible.  I would say I’m in…
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What I do when I’m MAD at someone I love!

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5 Things You Can Do Before You Let Ugly Out, Or When Your Mad, And Need To Put Her Away     Disclaimer: I have used grammatical liberties in this text.  While writing this, I am being 100% real, and when doing so, I tend to dialogue with my own grammatical flavor.  Please, put your red editing pen away.  It will not be needed here.  Thanks in advance.  You can proceed to reading now…   I know maybe you don’t get THAT mad.  You may be thinking that I’m backslidden, but I don’t think I am.  I still read my…
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How I got pregnant after 5+ years of waiting

How I got pregnant after 5+ years of waiting

  7 Things to do when you want to be pregnant   (Photo above: My husband and I at 35 weeks pregnant.  Three weeks before giving birth to my baby girl!)   I’m writing this to encourage the women who are waiting to conceive.  Not every woman will lay with her husband for the first time and become pregnant.  Some will not conceive after the second, third, or even one-hundredth time having sex!  I was one of the women who laid with my husband for years and did not get pregnant.     When you look around and see other…
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How I got weeks of children’s activities for $20!

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Stretching the Dollar on Children’s Activities and Keeping The Kids Occupied       If you’ve put the thrift store idea in the back of your go-to rolodex, you may have to dust that one off!  I had not been to the thrift store in quite a while.  I left my humble beginnings for a period of time, and my pockets had enough volume in them (or so I thought) that I stopped going to the thrift store.  It wasn’t a conscious decision to stop “thrifting”.  It happened over time that I stopped going to the thrift store.  I felt…
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How I got my 2-MONTH baby to sleep all night!

Parenting Tip: How I got my TWO MONTH baby to sleep thru the night!

Gettin’ These Babies To Sleep So We Can Rest!     (Photo above: My baby girl, Sela Domena!!!)     When babies don’t sleep thru the night, it can be SO stressful!  We all know as parents that when you have a newborn, you are sacrificing your peaceful sleep schedule.  Typically, people will ask you, “How’s the baby sleeping?”, or they simply give you this genuinely sad stare and try to encourage you saying something along the lines of, “I know the days of losing your sleep are hard but keep your head up”.     With my firstborn, I…
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