Addiction: Can We Help?

Nichole Omaha, Nebraska, When I grow up 1 Comment

I’ve been thinking a lot about addiction lately – and life. The two often go hand in hand. Many questions are swirling around in my head. Why does addiction take hold of someone so hard that it rules their life and changes who they are mentally and physically? Is there a way to intervene and when is the right time …

A Letter to My Mother

Nichole Parenting fun, When I grow up 4 Comments

When something unexpected like the death of your mother happens, there will always be things you’d wish you’d be able to say to her. This is what I would say to my mom right now. I hope she is listening.   Hi Mom, Holy cow. Seriously?! I can’t believe this happened. I never thought your life on earth would close …

How can you enjoy life no matter what stage you are in?

Nichole When I grow up 2 Comments

You’ve got the house, great job and reliable car. You’ve got the husband and kids. You even have the friendly dog! You’ve waited your whole life for this. So, what’s next? Breakfast needs to be made. The dirty laundry is ready for washing. Your daughter has spelling words to study. Your son wants you to lift him up for the …

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6 Things To Do When Life Sucks

Nichole When I grow up 3 Comments

I’ve been through a lot in my lifetime- more than some and less than others. Over the last few years, I’ve become a believer in that everything I have been through has led me to where I am today. I will admit that it sounds kind of cheesy. What I’m trying to say is that the bad sucks, but it …

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Who wants to lose 10 pounds with me? [8 STEPS]

Nichole When I grow up 2 Comments

I’m going to lose 10 pounds. I know, I know. Everyone wants to lose at least 10 pounds. Who knows why that number gets stuck in our heads! Honestly speaking, it’s been long enough. My second child is almost two! It’s definitely time to get on track and say sayonara to the remaining flab around my problem areas. Do you …

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3 Books to Read Before 2019 *With GIVEAWAY*

Nichole When I grow up 53 Comments

Note from Nichole: The giveaway is now closed. Christina M. is the lucky winner! Please keep following this blog. I will be doing another fun giveaway soon. Thank you to everyone who participated. ***Please consider subscribing to Never Blog Before Coffee:  www.neverblogbeforecoffee.com/subscribe.  I’m all about self-improvement. I think it’s because I’m constantly looking to do better, be better. I want to …

be kind movement in omaha #BeKind

How can we teach our children to #BeKind when we are not doing it ourselves?

Nichole Omaha, Nebraska, Parenting fun, When I grow up 7 Comments

I’ve heard mixed emotions on the #BeKind campaign courageously working its way through the Omaha metropolitan area. Most say it’s wonderful. Others have thought a bit more deeply about the topic, “isn’t it sad that as a community we have to remind ourselves to ‘be kind’? Shouldn’t that, with everything else we have going on, at least come easily?” Of …