There are SO many things vying for our attention and spreading us thin. Many are obvious (like an overflowing sink full of dirty dishes or the demands of a crying baby); others not so much. The subtle distractions are the ones you need to be cautious of… the things that steal minutes from our day […]
It’s not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings. ~ Ann Landers Whether we like to admit it or not, as parents we often contribute to our children not doing chores. It’s easy for us to put all […]
I first learned about this TED talk from Michael Hyatt on one of his recent podcasts and I was blown away by how important the message is for parents. I shared it with my two teenage daughters as well. The TED talk is 20 minutes long, so grab a cup of tea or coffee and sit down to enjoy. I am also currently listening to her 6 hour workshop called The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage and so far, it has been great.
After you watch it, I would love to hear what you think. You can share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below.
The other day I saw this post by Troy and Taryn over at Intentionally Refined and got to thinking about trying something similar but with a different twist. I have this list, some of it is written down, some of it is mental, of all the projects I would like to someday tackle. Whenever I […]
“Remember this—the journey is part of the dream. Whatever it is you’re chasing, so long as you are actively moving in the right direction, the dream is coming true.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway: Quotes, Verse, & Grumblings for Every Day of the Year Part of the process of making your life plan a […]
My family and I just got back from our first ever family cruise. Joe and I have cruised before but it has been 18 years since our last cruise so a lot has changed. And cruising as a family of six is very different than cruising as a family of two. Here is a quick […]
Over the past few months, I have been working on redesigning the website and moving the blog. I haven't posted much on the blog until I have had a chance to get everything moved and redesigned. Now that most of the changes have been made I wanted to let you know how it will impact […]
Let me begin by wishing you all a very happy New Year. From the bottom of my heart, I wish each and every one of you all the best in 2014. I have been spending the past month or so working on my life plan and the specifics of it for 2014. I spend […]
Working outside the home is never an easy decision to make when you have kids. There is a lot to consider for your family and for yourself before making the decision to go back into the workforce, so here are some things to think about before you decide to go back into the paid workforce. […]
I tend to be the type of person who does a lot of reflection on both the wins and fails in life. My husband says I over think and over analyze everything. Anyway, on a long car ride back from visiting family in Pennsylvania, I got to thinking about some of the parenting mistakes I […]