Tag Archives: adulthood

DIY dining room chair to office chair

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I have had my office chair for a few decades. It was most likely my first “real piece” of adult furniture (what was yours?) that I found at Value Village for I…

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Managing Your Career

I am a clinical social worker with enough acronyms behind my name to make a toddler feel like he is singing the alphabet song. I was recently invited to take part in a conversation titled “Managing Your Career In Your … Continue reading

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Grocery Shopping Part #2

So, a long, long time, I shared about how I was asked to go on a field trip with a group of young adults who live in a transitional living facility (read it here). Today I was reminded of this … Continue reading

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Grocery Shopping

“Our lives mostly consist of unremarkable events, but maybe the mundane things are also suitable as an epitaph” – David Shrigley I shared this article (Food prices are falling. How are shoppers benefitting by Candid Choi) in my ageing out … Continue reading

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Turning 21: Am I An Adult?

As I exited the foster-care system, one thing that would have helped me is having the opportunity to take classes on living independently. I was enrolled in the state’s Independent Living Program (ILP), but it didn’t prepare me to be … Continue reading

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