Author: Melissa Knecht

Connections Academy Box of Learning for Virtual School

Connections Academy Box of Learning for Virtual School

*Fun Videos Inside* Each year (until high school when everything is online), Tanner got a box of learning delivered to our front door from Connections Academy, a virtual school available in most states. All the books, art supplies and resources needed to work concurrently with his online lessons.


This New Bill Could *Ban* GMO Labeling (Unbelievable!)

The ‘Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015’ (H.R. 1599) is, perhaps, the most misleading name yet for a bill.If passed, this bill will be a major victory for the food and chemical industries (yes, I did say “chemical!”) such as Land O’Lakes, Cargill, Hormel, and General Mills.Instead of allowing consumers to know what

Virtual School Freedom

Virtual School Freedom

The coolest thing about our “work from home” career is having our 14-year-old Tanner waking up each day with both Mom and Dad at home.
I heard a friend say years ago that his “why” was to be the Dad who “was the primary influence in his kid’s upbringing.”

you complete me - is that your job

You complete me – is that your job?

Who will complete me?
This is closely related the the question Why aren’t you completing me?, which, in its various iterations, has destroyed more relationships than restless legs syndrome and herpes combined. Memorable movie dialogue notwithstanding, wholeness is possible for every individual, and only whole individuals create truly healthy relationships. If you’re searching for the One to complete you or raging at the One who isn’t doing so, you’re looking at the wrong One. Try the nearest reflective surface instead.

blog analytics will blow you away

Our Blog Analytics Will Blow You Away!

These stats run from January 14th thru February 22nd. Over 3600 page views of FREE traffic and leads!
Over the past week, we’ve averaged over 100 page views a day! Organic leads closing in on 100 (we had 5 in a half hour last night) and several sales.

Gratitude and Memories from St Pete Beach

Gratitude and Memories from St. Pete Beach

My husband is such a great writer. I found this post on Facebook from November of 2012. It was such a great retrospective to take stock of knowing we were not even a year out from our bankruptcy. We were in such a state of Gratitude.

Rumi Univere Go within

Go Within Or Live Without

If you’re sitting in front of your computer (or holding your phone in front of you) frustrated, pissed, depressed, etc. …
You WILL stay in that “place” …
And “push away” all of the greatness that’s waiting to enter your “space.”