Category Archive: Sharing Relationships

7 REMINDERS that keep me on the path to peace and freedom

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Try as we might to avoid them, some emotions continue to creep up on us and pay us an uninvited visit. Feelings like fear, anger, jealousy, embarrassment, resentment, scarcity, and so on, are… Continue reading

Money Modesty, unzip your lips and start talking

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Not talking about money is so passé. Embrace the power of community and conversation to help you reach your financial goals.

/Parenting/: Re-do

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I have had too many mornings when I really wanted a re-do. I woke up grumpy and put that mood into my actions. Next thing I know my kids are being grumpy back.… Continue reading

Joy in Now: /Mindfulness/

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Had I missed this gift of mindfulness, I would have also missed this joyful moment in observing my five year old with our loyal dog…I never would have stopped rolling my paintbrush long enough to hear the quiet giggle or go watch and snap a picture..

/Parenting/:That Darn Apple

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We (my husband and I) want our kids to have access to healthy snacks. I do not want to be asked several times a day, “I’m hungry. What can I eat?” Although I… Continue reading

/Favorites/: Bedtime Stories

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I must admit, my heart skipped a couple beats at the sight of it. You see, it’s one of those children’s stories I actually enjoy reading at least as much as my daughter likes hearing it. I may have even felt a little guilt as I self-indulgently read it in my best Cajun-Creole accent (the phonetically spelled words made me feel like a pro). Pure pleasure!

/Valentine’s Day/: a Gift Guide

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Are you searching for a Valentine’s Gift for your significant other? Have you seen the wonderfully thoughtful Twelve Pre-Planned Date Cards for Every Month of the Year on Pinterest? {Shannon Brown: Find Joy… Continue reading

/Valentine’s Day/: Classroom Valentine’s

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With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we have rounded up some of our favorite classroom Valentine’s! Have a Colorful Valentine’s Day from My Frugal Adventures: crayons, colored pencils, markers, chalk, paint…  … Continue reading

/Decorating/:Alphabet Wall

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Projects and decorating keep me sane are a much-needed outlet of mine, a fulfilling hobby. And when I can do these projects in the throws of active motherhood, all the better. See this… Continue reading

The writing of a Christmas letter

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My mom got me started on this tradition: the writing of a Christmas letter. Many times I have sat and read through her Christmas letters…so heart-warming to recreate those times in my life… Continue reading