Live for Family

Mom, Parenting and Family Holiday Blog

Latest Posts

Ranulph Fiennes – A Great Motivational Speaker and Adventurer

Motivational speakers are quite important as they can motivate people who listen to them to improve their lives positively. Those that pay attention to inspirational speakers are encouraged towards choosing the right step in a good direction.

There are various reasons why a motivational speaker is hired. Numerous business owners hire them to inspire workers, as workers who are really confident in her or his own life might be more productive. Academic institutions also seek the expertise of a motivational speaker to share their success stories and talk on numerous topics in order to motivate students. Also, many individuals look for motivational speakers for good reasons which might be personal, while some people just need motivational speakers to give them a bit push. The quotes from the good motivational speakers can essentially change their lives. Some inspirational speakers are hired and respected for sharing great life quotes. (more…)

A Little Extra Motivation for you who are in the age of 35

It’s 35 degrees outside, and this is the warmest day we will have all week. This is terrible news for my daily walk. That means I need a little extra motivation to get myself moving.

It turns out that once again the gods have smiled down on me , yes me, Tessie the Frugal lady, with their shining brilliance. This time their effulgence takes the form of a brand-new library in my hometown. Yes. I’ve no doubt that this was all put in train by the heavens for my own convenience and benefit. Because we already have a great library here, but this new one is much closer to MY house.

So I checked out the new library yesterday and I came away with a book-on-cd by one of my favorite authors, Ms. P.D. James. OF COURSE I’ve already read it (Shroud for a Nightingale), but as we all know, a P.D. James novel is well worth reading/listening to many, many times. (more…)

Necessity is the mother of invention

I don’t know how I got to be so lazy because everyone else in my family work like the dickens.  Hmm, now that I think about it, it is strange that my husband is one of the hardest working people I know, while most of his family are lazy bums.   And then he turns around and marries me.  Go figure.

My hard-working little sis joined the ranks of the Entrepreneurial Elite this year when she opened her own business, Snuffle Co.  Oh, by the way, this new company is in addition to her more-than-full-time job and mothering three young children.  Geesh! I wish I had that much energy!

You know that old saying that necessity is the mother of invention?  Well, it is so true because my sister had a necessity and she is a mother who made an invention.  I will lay it out for you: (more…)