Fear…Fight, Flight or a Challenge?

Halloween is my JAM. I absolutely love it. My family also takes this holiday very seriously. Let’s just say that we have had our plan for costumes in place since July. Maybe it’s because my husband and I met at a Halloween party, but we really see it as quite the event every year. [...]

5 Ways To Make You Stop Worrying. Right. Now.

5 Ways To Make You Stop Worrying. Right. Now. 1. Worrying feels bad…It just does.       Let’s start with the basics, shall we? Feeling good is better than feeling bad. Worry will always make you feel bad. In some cases, with trauma or a short in our thinking so to speak, it [...]

There is a Little Peace Right in Your Pocket!

We ALL have a lot to do. Everyone is super busy.  And, strangely, as soon as we aren't busy, we go crazy trying to make ourselves busy.  Why? Because let's face it, "busy" has a lot of value in our society.  If you're bored or chill, you leave open the opportunity to be called, "lazy," or not as "good" [...]

You Can CREATE Motivation…Here’s How It Works…

The Mothers of Motivation (MOMs):How to Create MotivationMom #1: Motivation Comes After Action, Not Before This is the key concept when considering motivation.  It is the Mother of all MOMs, in that a good understanding will pave your road to learning and applying all other MOMs.  Motivation comes after action, never before.  This comes as a surprise for most people.  You may be hoping you will [...]

Beat Holiday Stress – How to Stop Creating It

Hello lovely reader!If I told you to go out and fill your trunk up stress, you couldn't do it.  We create stress.  So, during the holidays especially, make an effort to simply stop creating stress.  How?1. See it now, buy it now!  If you know that you are going to eventually pick up a gift [...]

Things Have A Way of Working Out…Perfectly.

Yes, hindsight is always 20/20, but why wait?  I once got a fax (!) from my boss on a Friday that said we would be closed on Monday and I thought this was the end of the world.  Turned out, it was the opportunity of a lifetime and guided me right toward opening my own business. [...]

Alligator Ride, Anyone???

Hello Lovely Reader!Last week, I told my almost 3 year old son, Owen that on Monday morning, we would be going to see his daddy where he works. I gave him the various details about when we would go and how long it would take to get there. He seemed particularly interested in the fact [...]

Stress Less and Toss the Traditional Baby Book

There is a lot of pressure on moms to record and keep everything that their babies do from birth to high school graduation. A lot of these expected practices just may not fit your organizational personality or frankly, your busy schedule. Let go of the expectations or the guilties and consider getting really creative with [...]

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Be Early and Be Merry!

Rather than kill yourself this holiday season, start now little by little to get the job done. This doesn't mean that you need to lug out the tree just yet...just buy things that you will need as you see them. This means ending the, "I'll come back for that" lie that lends to the stress [...]