Author: Kristen R. Stez

The Ultimate Guide to Enjoyable Hobbies for Moms

The Ultimate Guide to Enjoyable Hobbies for Moms

It’s Friday night about five o’clock and your thoughts are preoccupied with what to cook for dinner. You look up startled as you realize that you have an entire weekend ahead of you with NO PLANS. You remember a recent conversation with friends about hobbies for moms.  Your immediate thought is “Hobbies-what are those?” Or …

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Letting Go of Adult Children: 13 Things Holding You Back From Enjoying Your (Almost) Empty Nest

Letting Go of Adult Children: 13 Things Holding You Back From Enjoying Your (Almost) Empty Nest

So this is really happening. Maybe the kids have already flown the coop and are off at college, in jobs, or serving in  the military. No one said that letting go of adult children was going to be easy. You think you are slowly preparing yourself during those (almost) empty nest years, but is any …

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How to Create a Personal Strategic Plan (for the Empty Nest Years)

How to Create a Personal Strategic Plan (for the Empty Nest Years)

Make Your Empty Nest Intro a Good One Ever since those first college brochures showed up on your doorstep, you’ve been preoccupied with how to create a personal strategic plan for your child’s post high school journey. You think, “my kids are my life.” You raised independent thinkers poised to take on the world and …

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Solo Travel Inspiration-Time to Run Away from Home?

Solo Travel Inspiration-Time to Run Away from Home?

Have you ever fantasized about running away from home?  Not because home isn’t wonderful, but because on some days you long to escape the humdrum and have a bit of an adventure. Recently, I came upon a post in a Facebook group that provided some solo travel inspiration. Lynn Strough mentioned that she left home …

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9 Books to Read for Personal Growth

9 Books to Read for Personal Growth

The pace of daily life seems to pass at warp speed. Before you know it, a particular season of your life is just about over. We all know that transitions present daunting challenges. These 9 books to read for personal growth are recommended for creating the growth you seek. The Kids are (Almost) Gone……..Now What? …

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