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Dad Hides from the Plumber

Dad Hides from the Plumber

When I was growing up, Dad fixed everything. He was a mechanical engineer by training and the son of a well digger. He replaced pipes in the house, wired electricity, and worked on every car we owned. So, it was a big change for Dad, actually for all of us, when we...

How to say the name: Potentialocity

How to say the name: Potentialocity

I named my business Potentialocity. Because life coaching adds VELOCITY to POTENTIAL. Say the word "potential" then add "aahh" like you are at the doctor's office and end with the word "city".  Potential - AAHH - city. Potentialocity. I recently received this message...

Mom’s New Shoes

Mom’s New Shoes

Mom likes new shoes and loves to shop. You see, she has bad feet which often hurt. We do our best to take care of them. She sees a podiatrist regularly and she wears really good shoes. When Mom has any trouble with her feet, she believes the problem can only be cured...

Underpants on the Outside

Underpants on the Outside

Mom and Dad were married for 66 years. They married young, loved each other, and stayed alive long enough to make that happen. So, when Dad died in February 2022, Mom was lost and alone. My sisters and I spent several nights at her home, but we eventually had to...

He’s Ready for Heaven

He’s Ready for Heaven

As Dad was declining, he began needing a wheelchair. We would transfer him from the bed to the wheelchair then take him to the bathroom or to the kitchen to eat. We liked having Dad around us, being part of the family and the regular daily activities. So, we pushed...

Parent Care: Her Stupid Water Bottles

Parent Care: Her Stupid Water Bottles

I must admit I am not a good Christmas elf. As a result, I truly hate taking Mom Christmas shopping. First, she often wants to buy something that I know the recipient does not want to receive. But gifts are Mom‘s love language so I try to be supportive. We live in the...

Parent Care: The Chipmunk in the Dryer

Parent Care: The Chipmunk in the Dryer

I was with the plumber in the basement at Mom and Dad‘s house when I heard a scratching sound coming from the dryer. Somehow, I immediately knew it was a chipmunk. I think he came in through the dryer vent. The plumber agreed. We had a chipmunk in the dryer. I asked...

Parent Care: Is Thanksgiving Too Much?

Parent Care: Is Thanksgiving Too Much?

As Mom gets older and her hearing changes, crowds become more difficult. First, she can't always hear what people are saying. Second, she processes more slowly so it can be hard for her to follow the conversation. And if your family is anything like ours, many...

Procrastination Can Be Exhausting!

Procrastination Can Be Exhausting!

My taxes are due. I think about them often. As a small business owner, I have lots of receipts to organize and forms to complete. Though I like the puzzle of taxes, it takes concentrated effort to complete them. I can’t just do a few minutes here and a few minutes...

Are You Creating Overwhelm with Your FOMO?

Are You Creating Overwhelm with Your FOMO?

Many of you may immediately identify with that question while others may need a little more description. Recently a client called because she was having trouble making a decision at work. She described feeling frozen. She had been staring at the possibilities all...

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