Ask For a Pat on the Back

When I have accomplished a task in my home, I am proud of my work and want my husband to acknowledge what I have done.  The problem here? He may not notice what I’ve done because the project I completed is behind a door or was relatively small in the scale of our home.  I […]

Communicate Your Expectations

Communicate Your Expectations

Communication is key when working toward maintaining a home with others.  Everybody is “wired” differently and may not be aware of the the same household tasks that need to be accomplished.  For example, if the dishwasher contains clean dishes, my first thought is, “the dishwasher needs to be emptied as soon as possible.”  My husband […]

Great Quotes!!

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters in the end.” – Ursula LeGuin  

Leading By Example. Living with Intention

As a working mother, wife, daughter, volunteer and devoted friend, I wear many hats, as we all do these days.  And it’s easy to get carried away trying to be the best at everything – the competition is all around me.  I feel the pressure coming from neighbors to be more involved in my community, […]

Moving Checklist: Change of Address

When we were preparing to move this summer, a friend gave me a checklist of all the places I needed to be sure to change our address.  It was extremely helpful and I wanted to share it. Note: Be sure to change the address for your spouse/partner as well as for yourself. Local Venues Post […]

Erin Elizabeth Wells Interviewed by Radio Host Mike Bonacorsi

Erin Elizabeth Wells, Founder and CEO of Living Peace, will be on the Mike Bonacorsi Show again on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 from 12 noon to 1:00 pm on WSMN 1590AM.  (Click to listen live). Erin will be discussing the issue of organizing inherited belongings.  Unlike the experiences of our ancestors for whom that might […]

Endings: Gateways to new beginnings

A networking friend and connection of ours recently wrote this excellent and insightful article about her own experience with managing her current life transitions. I thought many of you would enjoy it.  – Erin Elizabeth Wells   By Gail Kauranen Jones  “In my end is my beginning.” –T.S. Eliot I am about to embark on […]

Who is happiest?

“He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Image: John Evans

A New Coat of Paint

Just because everything is different doesn’t mean anything has changed. -Irene Peter I was riding in the car with my friend and her four year old daughter recently when the car started making a screeching type sound.  Not being a car-savvy person, I could offer little to no assistance on the matter; however, my friend’s daughter […]