Nicole Waite is a freelance writer who loves giving back to the community. Twenty percent of all tips will be donated to The National Kidney Foundation to help find a cure for kidney diseases.
If Keyboards Could Talk, Mine Would Say
If keyboards could talk, mine would say, You haven't left your house in twenty eight days. I know you searched "how to relax" four times this week,
Ways You Can Support Someone With a Serious Illness
Watching someone you love become diagnosed with a serious or chronic illness can be very upsetting and challenging. Sometimes you may know what to do, while other times you don't know how you can help. Although you can't take away their disease, you can be a huge part of their support system. If you are not sure where to start, here are some tips for supporting those battling an illness.
A Summer in Michigan
Swinging under a tree, just my sister and me, Singing a song just like the birds in the tree. Broken branches, we don't get second chances,
Quilting is Not Just For Grandma
Whenever someone asks, "What do you do for fun?" "Quilting," is often an answer followed by the most generic response. "Ok, grandma."
What Does Your Handwriting Say About You?
“Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.”. – William Wordsworth. The first time someone told me they could tell I had a shy soul by the way I slanted my "t's," I told them they were lying. I did not know enough about the world of graphology or hand writing analysis to take a bite of the apple. What if I wrote you a letter in the mail, and you never saw me a day before in your life? What if my writing changes on my good days or bad days? Sometimes I'm in a hurry. I said tell me something you wouldn't know about me by observing my behavior.
Writing a Masterpiece With Writer's Block
Ever experience a disruptive, inner inhibition that rolls over you like a wave creating a dense cloud of fog that washes everything else out of your brain but its oppressive, condescending presence? Well, that my friends is how I describe that annoying writer's block. It's the guest that stays way longer than you want them too. You know, the one that shows up un-announced and at the most inconvenient and uncanny of times.
The Stuffed Bear that Changed My Life
Stuffed animals are a kid’s best friend. To a child, they each have their own personalities, feelings, and characters just like a person would. Although we may wish when we are younger that they would come to life, it is absolutely terrifying when they do!
What To Do When You Know You're Being Lied To
So, your [fill in the blank] hasn’t been honest with you? We all find ourselves in a situation that looks somewhat like this during our lifetime. Catching someone in a lie can be an uncomfortable and confusing situation. Although there is no instruction manual that tells us the perfect way to handle a situation like this, we can find an appropriate way of dealing with dishonesty and trust issues in our relationships.