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Change Your Expectations

Change Your Expectations

Throughout my first pregnancy and in my first few months as a mom, I got a ton of advice. One thing I heard repeatedly was “lower your expectations.” As in, lower your expectations about how much time you will have… Read more →
Can you SEE it?

Can you SEE it?

When you look at your own world is the glass half-empty or half full?   It is all too easy to see what is not working.  We learn to look for the flaws in life, in ourselves, and in others.  Instead,… Read more →
Doomsday Preppers

Doomsday Preppers

  Not too long ago, I watched a television show called “Doomsday Preppers.”  The show highlights Americans who are preparing for doomsday events, (which could include but are not limited to, a weather disaster, economic collapse, terrorist attack, or martial… Read more →
Sprinting, Stickers, and Bags, Oh My!

Sprinting, Stickers, and Bags, Oh My!

“But, you don’t understand. We’re going to miss our flight!”, I said. “Madame, hurry!” Said the French woman at the Charles De’Gaul airport after slapping a big OVERSIZED luggage sticker onto my carry on that didn’t fit their teeny tiny… Read more →
No Advice or Lecture Needed, Just a Kind Word Will Do!

No Advice or Lecture Needed, Just a Kind Word Will Do!

Arched back, kicking legs, and then the fuss started.   My then 2 year old daughter was strapped into our umbrella stroller, and I thought she just needed to get out and walk around a bit.  What I thought was a… Read more →
Just Say No: Overcoming busyness

Just Say No: Overcoming busyness

I am an over-committer. I say yes to everything. I say yes to anything. I say yes if it sounds fun. I say yes if it sounds boring. I say yes if I am bored. I say yes if my… Read more →

Keeping Christmas Simple

Taking a break from our regularly scheduled Wedded Wednesday… I decided to post a video blog today.  Click on the video below to view a quick message on keeping it simple during this Christmas season. Every year I tell myself… Read more →
What books can’t tell you

What books can’t tell you

I can’t even count the number of books I’ve read since becoming a parent. My night stand used to be filled with books that challenged my soul and mind. Now they range from breastfeeding to discipline to yes, even, potty… Read more →
Be Kind to Yourself

Be Kind to Yourself

Have you ever noticed how easy it is to speak kindness over others, but faced with just yourself you come up with nothing? Last week I went in for what I call my oil change with my counselor. I’m not… Read more →
The Bike Ride

The Bike Ride

Okay how many times have you day dreamed about sitting with your feet up and doing absolutely nothing all day?  Perhaps you’ve longed to just watch TV or old movies all day.   Maybe there is a book series you are… Read more →
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