Encouragement

Chase Your Dreams Anyway

Chase Your Dreams Anyway

Over the years, I have started and stopped, started and stopped, and started and stopped, chasing my dreams. I have had an abundance of fleeting thoughts of ideas and dreams, and then let them go, because responsibilities came knocking. I have made plans to move forward, then been knocked over by one challenge after...

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Simple Steps to Revive Your Resolutions

Simple Steps to Revive Your Resolutions

We are into the second half of 2019, and first off I can't believe my kid is taller than me and second and most importantly...I want you to get honest with yourself. What did you want to accomplish this year? Are you moving toward it? Have you made any progress? Listen...if you haven’t...get over it and let’s get to...

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10 Ways to Slow Down and  Live with More Intention

10 Ways to Slow Down and Live with More Intention

Last week I talked about living with more intention, and remembering that you get to choose what’s on your schedule each week. So, if your plate feels too full, you need to talk to the person that put it there...YOU. I’ve been there...and I still go there sometimes. I am actually there as I write this, and am reminding...

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Be Intentional Mama

Be Intentional Mama

"Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind."~Romans 12:2 Exhale. Thank you again, Lord, for these wise words. I was deep in the process of improving my mind, and feeling a strong resistance to society’s pressures. I was in a battle, and this verse took on the fight for...

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Letter to my Fellow Moms

Letter to my Fellow Moms

To the mom that feels alone, different, or unsure, I am writing to YOU and I want you to know... You are not alone... you are just not following the crowd.  You are not different or odd... you are special and uniquely yourself.  You are not unsure... you are just growing into your true self.  This can be an...

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Are You Ready to Change Your Habits?

Are You Ready to Change Your Habits?

Let's be honest, it is easy to let habits become who we are. Because we then have excuses for why things are the way they are. We think, “that’s just me”, or “I’ve always been that way”, or “it’s because of my parents”. Break the Cycle Here's the deal... Our response, or action, or lack of action, just becomes a cycle. It...

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10 Ways to Help Kids Feel Calmer

10 Ways to Help Kids Feel Calmer

Let's be honest...life can be overwhelming, for us and especially for kids. In today's world, with the internet, social media, phones and the added pressures in school, activities and sports today. They are going to face challenges, struggles, failures, mistakes, disappointments and pressure. This is life. Face Challenges...

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This Year…Happiness is on Me and You

This Year…Happiness is on Me and You

Of all the dreams I have in this life, at the top is to feel happy and healthy. Health is my focus because I know without good health, it is hard to have the rest. I can not control everything, but deep down, I know my happiness, is in my control. There was a time when I struggled with liking myself, feeling content, and...

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New Year Tips to Show Up for Yourself

New Year Tips to Show Up for Yourself

I love the excitement of a New Year, and saying goodbye to the challenges and struggles of the past year. I soak up this week before the world really gets going again. The busy holiday season has past, the new year hasn't quite kicked in, so this time is for family, relaxing, reflecting, dreaming, planning and getting...

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The Devil Works Overtime During the Holidays

The Devil Works Overtime During the Holidays

As beautiful as this time of year is, I find that there are many things that can overwhelm, stress, or even bring many of us down. So many people right next to you, are going through so much. It is easy to be full of joy one moment, and then completely overwhelmed the next. Experiencing tears of joy one moment, and tears...

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