What Happens When your Child Plays Favorites?

Advertisements So, a couple weekends ago, my daughter was very sad about something. She is so much like me that it is almost irritating, because I constantly asked her what was wrong and she would say “nothing”, even though her face clearly was singing a different tune. I didn’t want to badger her; but IContinue reading “What Happens When your Child Plays Favorites?”

The Power in a Silent Presence

Advertisements Sometimes, silence is truly golden. It is a lost art form in some; however, what many don’t realize is sometimes silence is all someone needs to obtain peace. There are times when words cannot be expressed. Sometimes it’s just not the right time, or the right words do no form. Sometimes, you just needContinue reading “The Power in a Silent Presence”

Self-Care Sunday: Creating Space for Yourself

Advertisements One thing that I feel is necessary for self-care is creating space for yourself. When you think about “creating space”, sometimes the first thing that comes to mind is physical space; cleaning, de-cluttering, doing basic “detoxing” of your life. Those are all good things; however, when I think of creating space for myself, IContinue reading “Self-Care Sunday: Creating Space for Yourself”

Self-Care Sunday: The Chakra Alignment

Advertisements Recently, I’ve been into researching and learning about chakras, and how benficial it is for mine to be aligned in order for me to be completely balanced. Chakras were something I had gotten into last year, and it is carrying over into this year and I’m definitely taking it more seriously. I’ve noticed howContinue reading “Self-Care Sunday: The Chakra Alignment”

Self-Care Sunday: Managing the Stress Levels

Advertisements Here’s something that I know we all can agree we’ve dealt with at least on a daily basis in one way or another: STRESS. I honestly couldn’t have written this post at a more critical time in my life, because my stress levels have been higher than usual lately.  Whether it be from everyday life circumstances,Continue reading “Self-Care Sunday: Managing the Stress Levels”

#50Days50Questions: The Present, The Past or The Future…

Advertisements Do I live in the present moment? Live in the past? Future? Hmm…..Good question, Lol. I feel like your past experiences shape and mold you for your present and future, but the key is to not dwell in those past experiences.  I try hard not to dwell; however, I am not perfect, and IContinue reading “#50Days50Questions: The Present, The Past or The Future…”

A Long Week, A Long Life

Advertisements I was looking up a word in the dictionary and I noticed my word of the day (on 7/9) was jovial.  My immediate response to that was “there was nothing jovial about this past week.”

Music, Cidar, a Pen and Some Paper 

Advertisements Sometimes you just need to step away from yourself and take some time to breathe and decompress.  When this happens, I find myself writing; whether it be a story, plot scenario, poetry, or just personal thoughts, I need to get away from reality for a while.  I take “me time” very seriously. I thinkContinue reading “Music, Cidar, a Pen and Some Paper “

Being Emotional on a Saturday Afternoon….

Advertisements Have you ever felt like you were just out there on your own private island, with no friends to talk to about what’s going on in your everyday, run-of-the-mill life? Yea. I’ve been there. I’m going to get a bit vulnerable and let a little of my personal feelings out in this post.  IContinue reading “Being Emotional on a Saturday Afternoon….”