Tips To Motivate Yourself Toward Change

Tips To Motivate Yourself Toward Change

Ever been in a rut and needing to make a change? I know I have. It seems like I go in cycles every few months, and it always begins with a grand pep talk where I try to motivate myself. Sometimes it lights a fire under me, and sometimes the spark never catches on and...
Incredible Lessons For Your Family

Incredible Lessons For Your Family

Anyone who knows me well, knows these 2 things about me…I love my family and I love Disney. Since I was a little girl my dreams of my future often intertwined them both. So it’s no surprise that I’ve anxiously awaited the release of Disney...
A Wedding Anniversary of Growth

A Wedding Anniversary of Growth

As my wedding anniversary is right around the corner, I thought it’d be good to write about marriage this week. Specifically lessons I’ve learned from my own… Seventeen years as a married couple is a great reason to celebrate! I know it sounds a...
Flirting in Your Relationship

Flirting in Your Relationship

When is the last time you were caught flirting in your relationship? Flirting can be a fun and playful way to connect with each other in your relationship. It’s a simple way to show affection and care. Flirting is defined as “behaving as though attracted...
Are You In A Healthy Relationship?

Are You In A Healthy Relationship?

What do the letters “A” and “H” teach us about a healthy relationship? Imagine two people standing across from each other face-to-face with their arms out and hands touching as they lean all their weight on each other. This is a perfect picture...
Try to Make Others Happy

Try to Make Others Happy

Do you get stuck in the codependent trap where you try to make others happy? This is such a common thing that even childhood friends in the Hundred Acre Woods fall into it. I love the cast of Winnie the Pooh. Each character has different issues that we can all relate...
Broken But Beautiful

Broken But Beautiful

Ever been to the beach and looked for the “perfect shell” for your collection? Each time we go to the beach we hunt for the most unique shell we can find. But I’ve noticed that my kids and I are starting to “discriminate” against the...
Grant Me The Serenity

Grant Me The Serenity

The Serenity Prayer is commonly linked to 12 step programs and is used by many as a coping tool. It says: “God, Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Amen.” When we truly...
Breaking Parenting Cycles

Breaking Parenting Cycles

Dysfunctional patterns happen in families. No family is perfect. Oftentimes parents will follow down the same path they saw in their family of origin without even realizing it. Some family traditions and patterns are great to pass down to the next generation, but some...
Get To Know Each Other … Through Conflict!

Get To Know Each Other … Through Conflict!

Every relationship has conflict. Many people think it’s a bad thing or a sign or things going down hill. The truth is that it’s normal and can actually be a way to know each other better if it’s down in a healthy way. Have you ever thought of...