DIY Aspiration Journal

December 19, 2012

This week I made a bunch of mini aspiration journals. Ta-da! So, what’s an aspiration journal? Most journals or diaries are places for you to list the mundane things that happened during your day. “Made a sandwich for lunch. It was good.” Kind of boring, right? As an alternative, try keeping an aspiration journal where…

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Unhappy Holidays: Dealing With Seasonal Sadness

December 17, 2012

Despite the twinkling lights, the cheery Santas at the malls, and children gleefully counting down the days until Christmas, not everyone is feeling jolly this time of year. Some of us are feeling kind of sad…and not just the Grinch and Ebenezer Scrooge. I was reading an article the other day about how many people…

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Link Roundup: Hug Your Loved Ones

December 16, 2012

I am deeply saddened by the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut this past Friday, as I’m sure you are as well. Whenever there’s a tragedy like this, it’s natural to feel sad for a few days. But then life goes on, and we quickly return to our normal routines. And at this time of year, there…

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Add Some Play to Your Day!

December 10, 2012

Today I’m linking up with my friend Andrea at DreAm heART sMart ArT for her blog challenge. The prompt is “playfulness.” I don’t want to alarm you, but you seem to have lost something. No, not your keys. They’re next to your purse. And not your mind either, although some days it might feel that…

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Link Roundup: Life Is Messy

December 9, 2012

Skyla has been getting baths more frequently than usual…like 3 baths in the past week. Why’s that? She’s discovered her new favorite activity: playing in the mud. She’ll run through the mud playing fetch with Chris, and she’ll dig in the wet sandbox at the park with me. Our beige carpet has become quite speckled…

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