Tags » Lessons Learned

Adopting Hope - Guest Blog

Recently the kind folks over at America Adopts invited me to compose a guest blog for their site.  Super, super cool!  I’m touched by the invite to offer another voice and perspective on adoption, particularly older child adoption.  16 more words


Intern question to working professionals (UMN Internship--week 2)

Every week the interns will ask a question of our staff.  However, any working professionals that want to chime in are welcome to add their perspective.   44 more words

Lessons Learned

#CANDI Bites: How Online Education Helped my Business

In a world where we are constantly being fed information, it can become overwhelming. But, what if you took the information you received and channeled it all in specific directions? 653 more words

Chloe And Isabel

Road Trip: Nashville Public Library and the Tennessee State Library and Archives

I thought I’d spend yesterday checking out the local (Nashville) genealogy resources.  I ended up at the Nashville Public Library first.  Genealogy has its own room here on the second floor, but the majority of the records are related to Davidson County genealogy and history.   125 more words

Genealogy Lessons Learned

How I became an Au Pair (EU Edition)

When you decide to become an Au Pair you will be filled with a whirlwind of emotions from extremely excited when you have a match with a family to frantic when it’s a couple days before leaving the country and you’re second guessing whether you can actually do this for a year and begin regretting every decision you’ve ever made in your life regardless if it relates to being an Au Pair because how could every decision NOT be related to the culminating decision to be an Au Pair?! 464 more words

Au Pair

Be Faithful

 “One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much”

Luke 16:10

It’s mid semester and I’m sure a lot of you are feeling the pressures of projects, homework, grades, and personal expectations. 621 more words

Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned: Nobody is perfect.

We should remember the saying “nobody is perfect.” But many times in our daily life, the words are forgotten.

In relationships…

Marriages or partnerships can crumble because one partner believes he or she has to be perfect or the other person should be perfect. 499 more words

Beth M James