Today was our Christmas Baking Day. After church, we stopped by the grocery store to pick out special cookie toppings. My son wanted the green cornflake and marshamallow holly wreaths. My daughter wanted the sugar cookie cut outs. She has an artistic flair and takes a long time to decorate each cookie. We are finishing Read More
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Tiny Change # 46: Nurture a child
My husband and I rarely have date nights, instead we have date days. He works 3rd shift and sometimes gets up early around noon. This Friday we went to Applebees for lunch and shared a nachos. Afterwards, we took a drive along the lakeshore to look at the changing trees. The wind was strong and Read More
Tiny Change # 45: Ask someone for help
This week’s tiny change is to spend focused attention on a special person in your life: http://www.encouragingcoach.com/projects-change44.htm
Money Instructor helps you teach your kids or students about money management. I might pick up a few things myself. Lessons on budgeting, estimating groceries, buying a car, renting an apartment, credit cards, balancing the checkbook, and even investing!
I read a great article in Prevention Magazine, about why women have a tendency to nurture until they drop. It’s biological: Compassion Syndrome. Nurturing to women, actually reduces stress. Up to a point. When women start doing too much for others, without taking time out, they get tired, cranky and irritable. They start going into Read More
ok. I’m not exactly sure how it happened, but I seem to be gaining weight. So it is time to get back in gear. Today I plan on writing down everything I eat at Fit Day. I’ve been exercising regularly again for the past three weeks after some illness bouts. This weekend was really renewing. Read More
As my kids get older, I am finding I can come up with more excuses for not having one on one time with my kids. They don’t “need” me as much, right? This week was a tough one with my 11 year old son. He has always had a tendency to forget things and get Read More
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I didn’t sleep well last night and woke up pretty groggy. Also sore from pilates. So I did some simple stretching and foam rolling this morning…
Today’s declutter – take care of one bedroom pile
Habit Creating We all have habits that we automatically do throughout the day. Some are good like brushing our teeth. Some are not so good like..
Good morning! A rainy day made me want to go back to sleep so I got into my yoga and pilates right away to wake myself up. I did some emotional..
Today’s declutter: shoes. I found some of Brea’s old boots which no longer fit I can give away.