Paper Crane Movement
Inspiration

The Gratitude Project – Expressing Gratitude One Paper Crane at a Time

Do you express gratitude abundantly?  Expressing gratitude makes us happier, healthier people, but often we get so wrapped up in the day to day that we lose sight of small gestures of gratitude. To jump-start this movement, my friend Jenn, from the YouTube channel “Origami Twist” and I have decided to team up to help …

6 of the Best Parenting Books that Changed the Way I Parent
Mom Life, Must Read Books

6 of the Best Parenting Books that Changed the Way I Parent

“If I have to ask you one more time to put on your shoes I’m going to scream!” “Why is it so hard for you to listen!?” “Brush your teeth, NOW!” “Stop fighting!” “Go to your room!” Does any of this sound familiar?  Do you feel like you’ve tried EVERYTHING and NOTHING is working?  You …

5 Must Read Inspirational Books by Women for Women
Inspiration, Must Read Books

5 Must Read Inspirational Books by Women for Women

I love to read and I love to share great books with others, especially when they’re written by inspirational women.  Every morning I spend time reading personal development books during my morning routine. It helps give me the motivation and inspiration I need to have a productive day. If you are just getting started on …

Finding Balance: How 17 Busy Moms Do it All
Balance, Mom Life

Finding Balance: How 17 Busy Moms Do it All

Finding Balance: How 17 Busy Moms Do it All We all know a perfect balance is almost impossible to achieve.  Something always has to give.  But, I believe a healthy balance is not only doable but necessary, to survive motherhood.  I recently shared a post on Self-Care Tips for Busy Moms.  Naturally, one of the first …

Self-care Tips for Busy Moms
Balance, Confidence, Fulfillment

Self-Care Tips for Busy Moms: How 17 Moms Practice Self-Care

Self-Care Tips for Busy Moms: How 17 Moms Practice Self-Care When I mention the word self-care to a mom I often get an eye roll or sarcastic laugh.  Most moms say something like “I don’t have time for self-care, I’m busy taking care of everyone else!”  Here’s the thing, moms – If you’re so busy …

10 Habits of a Happy Mom
Balance, Confidence, Fulfillment, Inspiration

10 Habits of Happy Moms

Many young women dream of a future that includes children.  They picture sweet giggles, those first steps, hearing their baby say “mama,” dance lessons and sports practice, and an immeasurable amount of love and affection. But once those dreams become reality, the reality of being a mom isn’t always what we expect.  Sure, we know …

How to Create a Mindful Corner for Kids
Balance, Inspiration, Mom Life

How to Create a Mindful Corner for Children

I’ve been talking a lot about mindfulness lately.  Talking about it is one thing, practicing it is another.  It’s really hard to slow down and be mindful throughout our chaotic days with kids, but I make my best effort because I feel it’s so important for our children’s growth and health (as well as my …

Mindfulness Resources for Parents and Kids
Balance, Confidence, Inspiration, Mom Life

Mindfulness Resources for Parents and Kids

Mindfulness is an important way to help your children with focus, self-regulation, self-awareness, empathy, and well-being.  Practicing mindfulness from a young age will set your children up for success throughout their lives.  To learn more about mindfulness and ways to incorporate it into your routine read my post on 5 Ways to Teach Your Children …

Yoga is one way you can practice mindfulness with your children
Balance, Inspiration, Mom Life

5 Ways to Practice Mindfulness with Your Children

Mindfulness has become a popular topic, and for a good reason.  As adults are becoming increasingly busy and scheduled, so are our kids.  We are constantly running from one activity to the next sometimes with little time to sit down and enjoy a meal together as a family.  Taking time to slow down, be mindful …

How to create a family vision board
Inspiration, Mom Life

Why You Should Create a Family Vision Board

Have you ever created a vision board for yourself?  How about creating one with the whole family?  A vision board is a place to display whatever you want to be, do, or have in your life.  It helps you clarify, concentrate and focus on your goals.  If you consistently visualize the things you want in …