Be Prepared on the Road

photo source This week is all about getting good habits going. And one good habit to institute if you haven’t already is being prepared in the event of car trouble. We’ve all had those mishaps when our wheels let us down. I know we have. Oh yes, yes, we have. There was the time when […]

6 Easy Ways to Record Sweet Family Memories

This week is all about getting good habits going. A good habit to cultivate in your home is to record precious memories you experience as a family. As mothers we are often the keepers of the memories. Yes, I know there are some husbands who are amazing photographers and family histographers. But, in many families, […]

Eat Breakfast Each Day

This week is all about getting good habits going. We can enter the new year with such good intentions, but it’s sometimes hard to follow through with those goals. It’s good to sit back and think and plan what we can do to carry those intentions to fruition. One good habit that is essential to […]

Get a Good Habit Going!

Photo source Each month I’ve had such fun offering specially themed series. They’ve included giveaways and inspiring ideas to make “life as MOM” a little more enjoyable. I’m pleased to be able to offer another series next week! Get a Good Habit Going This week will include daily giveaways as well as all kinds of […]

Is a Healthy Holiday Feast Possible?

November is a favorite month around here. Not only do we celebrate the last two birthdays of the year, but the feast to beat all feasts occurs at the end of the month. My little gluttons gourmands adore Thanksgiving when we bring out all our favorite once-a-year treats. And although, Nanna’s Toffee Dream is certainly […]

Keeping Things Steady

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Life is full of ups and downs. Like a roller coaster, there will always be a turn we don’t expect, a sudden drop, an exhilarating high. For kids, it’s helpful when Mom and Dad work to make things move on an even keel. Consistency is a key to making that happen. Despite my best intentions, […]

Productive Procrastination: Just Do SOMETHING!

I have always struggled with procrastination. In college, I was notorious for leaving my paper writing until the night before it was due. Finals? Yeah, I pulled an all-nighter on those, too. One habit I developed at the time was what I like to call, productive procrastination. Sure, I may have had a paper to […]

Ready to BOOK IT in 2010?

So, I’ve been alluding to a mystery reading plan for a week or so. Today’s the first chance I’ve had to share it. Life has been so full of outings and good conversation with friends, there’s been little time to read, let alone talk about it!I love to read. It is one of my favorite […]