There was a time when I wanted to get done a million things and needed to get done a million things.
There was a time when I couldn’t focus on what I needed to focus on.
There was a time when I needed to REALLY focus on the things that needed to get done.
My to-do lists were bigger than my laundry pile, seriously.
There were must-dos and do-laters.
At the end of the day though I couldn’t get any of it done!
Right? Does this sound familiar?
I knew I needed to change my mindset and become more productive. Here’s what I’ve learned to do along the way that saved my sanity and my business.
The holiday season has arrived, which means many families will soon be traveling. For some, travel brings new adventures and happy memories. For others, travel can mean headaches, meltdowns, and frustration.
Our two girls have always been happy travelers, even when we lived 15 hours away from their grandparents. Here are 13 of our favorite family travel tips that make the journey easier for parents and kids. (more…)
There are over 1 billion overweight people in the world, and the number continues to grow. In 1992, American’s spent an estimated $30 billion on weight loss programs and products. We have since doubled that number! Yup over $60 billion a year is spent on programs, foods, drinks, and supplements that are destroying our health and sending the wrong message to our kids.
So many people still think skinny = healthy. Yes, when people are overweight that is a outward sign that they’re not healthy on the inside. BUT skinny people can be unhealthy also! I know skinny people that have high cholesterol, migraines, fatigue and even cancer.
Let’s set our sights higher! Make your goal to be healthy….to feel the best you’ve ever felt, to have a normal blood pressure, to never have a headache again (my personal health goal), to run around with your kids without getting out of breath….for the rest of your life!
Most kids aren’t big fans of green vegetables once they’ve passed the pureed baby food stages of life. In order to prove to myself that I’m a mom who makes an effort, I’ve found some sneaky ways to work them into our diet. (more…)
The topic of self-care seems to be everywhere. It’s important to take some time for yourself, but it also depends on how you are currently treating yourself. I started to feel guilty after reading articles about how you “should be” getting pedicures and going to yoga on the weekends. It felt like one more thing was added to my to-do list. How am I going to sneak in some self-care?
It was then I realized the articles I was reading was missing something, the mention of work. Work at first has nothing to do with self-care. But I like to work, and I choose to work for a myriad of reasons. (more…)