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Welcome to Being an Adult is Hard


Tips, tricks and hacks to make life easier and reduce stress.


Responsibility sucks but shit needs to be done and bills have to be paid and the dog puked on the carpet and the kid had another meltdown and we have appointments today and people are hungry and the house needs to be cleaned and the car broke down and the basement is flooding and OMG is it ever going to stop?

Hi, I’m Kim and I know the annoyance and exasperation you feel while struggling to juggle the multiple responsibilities of life. After all, I have over 30 years of experience being a somewhat successful adult.

I hope you make Being an Adult is Hard your first stop for tips, tricks, inspiration, motivation and practical advice to help deal with the stress and overwhelm and make it a little easier for you to get through this thing called life.


Blog Posts

How to become a more rational thinker

Stop letting your emotions control your life Are you a rational thinker who considers all the facts before making decisions? Do you think about consequences before taking action? Or are you an emotional thinker who lets emotion cloud their judgement, impulsively bases their decisions on gut feelings and doesn’t worry ...
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19 mind-blowing uses for Windex (and 6 things you shouldn’t use it for)

If you’ve ever seen My Big Fat Greek Wedding (and you should because it’s hilarious), you know that Gus believes that Windex cures everything that ails you and tells everyone to ‘put Windex on it’. While Windex is extremely caustic and should NEVER be ingested or applied directly to the ...
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The absolute best floor cleaning machines for your home

Do you hate cleaning your floors as much as I do? Do you spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to make it easier? I have recently discovered the easiest way to clean floors is by using the best floor cleaning machines that money can buy to ...
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Time-saving cleaning hacks for people who hate cleaning

Do you hate cleaning but love a clean house? Does a messy house stress you out? Are you ready to let go of perfection and embrace good enough? If so, you’re in the right place! Why do we hate cleaning? Cleaning is a never-ending cycle. So much time is wasted ...
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Disappointed woman who is sad about life

How to deal with disappointment when you’re sad about life in 2020

Today is my son’s 21st birthday. Instead of celebrating the wonderful day of his birth, I am feeling very sad about life during this pandemic. We had a big day of celebration planned, but it has all been cancelled. We were supposed to be seeing the Broadway show, Hamilton, tonight ...
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