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You've lived there. You know, next to "The Joneses." The place where you are always trying to keep up with them and, in some cases, compete and surpass them. I've lived there. No, really, right next to them, our neighbors were actually Mr. and Mrs. Jones. And we kept up with them. Then we moved.
The thing about "keeping up with the Joneses" is that it is such a waste of time. I've been there, I know. The grass is always greener, your life will always be better, and you will always…
I'm not sure how to start this blog post because I know it will offend people
and that is not my intention. My intention is to raise awareness of what we are
teaching our kids. I don't just mean what we tell our kids but what we teach
them by our own actions and our own words. Recently I was sitting in a
restaraunt with my grandmother and overheard a conversation at the table behind
me. Usually I don't listen to other people's conversation, but these women were…
Added by Audri McCready on October 20, 2011 at 1:25pm — No Comments
Rediscovering Our Family (click link to go to my blog page)
We had everything that most Americans aspire to have: the large fancy house on a
hill in the "must live in" neighborhood, nice cars, expensive wardrobe, three
beautiful kids, and the nice job to afford all of the "necessities" of life.
The problem was that we weren't a family unit, not in the way we wanted to be.
Added by Audri McCready on October 12, 2011 at 2:50pm — No Comments