I am told that in order to have a successful blog, you have to either entertain, educate, pose a question or share a story. I have tried too at one time or another do all of the above here on my blog. Sometimes I believe that I am successful, and at other times I am not sure. It’s kind of like raising children, sometimes your the hammer and then at other times you are the nail. Either way I thought that today I would try to educate you with a few tips from Chapter One of my book “Kickin’ Butt as a Single Parent – 99 Tips that Every Single Parent Must Have”. I hope that these tips help you to hit the nail on the head for you today.
Getting Your New Life in Order
When I first became a single dad, I had to learn very quickly how important it was for my children, and my sanity, to organize my life in a way that caused the least amount of disruption to all of us. Although at times I felt like I was herding cats, I made it work, and so can you. Your world will change whether or not you choose to change it, but you have the power to choose its direction. Let me say that again, “Your world will change whether or not you choose to change it, but you have the power to choose its direction.” Never forget that you, and only you, can make your life what you want it to be. Have you felt in the past as if others have controlled you? Affected you negatively or dictated the path that you were supposed to follow? Well those days are over. You are the captain of the ship as you set sail upon your new journey. A journey that I promise will be filled with so many positive experiences, lessons and joys that you can not even yet imagine. Like Christopher Columbus setting out on his journey to the unknown, you, too are setting out on a journey of not just discovery, but self-discovery. One of the first things that you must do if you are going to be successful on this wonderful journey is to get organized, get established and get ready. Below you will find tips that are proven to help you put your puzzle back together. Even if you have never been very good at organization, these tips, if completed honestly and completely, will help you not only get your new life in order, but establish the foundation of a bright and organized future. You are the only one that has the ability, the willingness and the responsibility to be on top of your new life, not under it. Rise to the top by using the following tips to your advantage, and you will reap the rewards of your success. Continue reading »