6 Common Obstacles in Parenting

Parenting is hard without having a "real" how-to book on the subject. The only thing you can count on is experience and the experience of other parents. There is some common core issues to parenting we can tackle. For instance, the obstacles parents deal with on a daily basis & how you can over come … Continue reading 6 Common Obstacles in Parenting

Toss Out Perfectionism & Move Forward in Your Career with 8 Action Steps

Trying to be perfect is a flaw that many people have. But, in trying to make things "perfect" we often do the opposite. Perfectionism creates fear inside you to stop living your dream and keeps you from bringing it into fruition. It can cause paralysis and when you’re worried about making everything perfect, nothing ever gets … Continue reading Toss Out Perfectionism & Move Forward in Your Career with 8 Action Steps

5 Easy Action Steps to Detox Your Home

Yay!! Its spring time and you know what that means. It's a time where we get an urge to purge. Studies show an estimate that the average home can have 400+ chemicals inside. Your home may look clean, but it can be filled with chemicals and toxins you can’t see with the naked eye. These … Continue reading 5 Easy Action Steps to Detox Your Home

7 Time Management Steps for 1st Time Parents

Life as you know it is obsolete and there is no turning back now.  Your about to become a parent for the first time. That's fantastic!!! You were blessed to be a role model for an amazing little one.   In honor of my cousin having a her first baby soon, I thought I'd share … Continue reading 7 Time Management Steps for 1st Time Parents

Live Love & Grow a Deeper Beauty within Yourself

"Beauty resides underneath the surface and my beauty deepens as I choose to live a life in love." There is something beautiful about a person who lives in love. In order to maintain that disposition each day one has to choose to place others ahead of their self. For example, I choose to place my children's … Continue reading Live Love & Grow a Deeper Beauty within Yourself

How to Create Your Own Philosophy & Live It

Have you been living the American dream? Maybe you have an attractive spouse, a nice house and car, two kids, and a membership at the country club, but you’re strangely dissatisfied.   Perhaps the American dream isn’t your true dream. Maybe you've asked yourself how can one version of how to live life appeal to everyone? … Continue reading How to Create Your Own Philosophy & Live It

14 Strategies to Raising Optimistic Kids

As a mother of four children I know first hand how it is to want our kids to have happiness, health, and an abundance of success. Even though we feel like we will need a little magic to accomplish this, know that we do have the power to bring these things about for our children by … Continue reading 14 Strategies to Raising Optimistic Kids

7 Romantic Tips to Show Your Spouse Your Love

Keeping your love alive & strong in a relationship is work. A relationship needs nurturing. Sometimes that means a grand gesture, and sometimes it's a matter of paying attention to the little things. Otherwise, you may start taking each other for granted and drift apart.   Whether you're newlyweds or you've been married for years, … Continue reading 7 Romantic Tips to Show Your Spouse Your Love

8 Practical Ways to Show Your Partner You Love Them

With Valentine's Day around the corner, it's important to show those you love just how much you love them without breaking the bank. Here are some practical ideas to show your partner how much you love them:    Listen closely. Knowing your partner will help you speak their love language. Validate their feelings and concerns. … Continue reading 8 Practical Ways to Show Your Partner You Love Them