The Prioritizing Self-care, Health, and Wellbeing Challenge – Week Two: Self-Care Tools

Week two: This week my challenge was to prioritize my self-care, health, and wellbeing using at least three self-care tools each day. What does self-care mean to you? To me, self-care means making time to take care of myself. For a little bit of time, whether it is an hour a day or five minutes … Continue reading The Prioritizing Self-care, Health, and Wellbeing Challenge – Week Two: Self-Care Tools

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Girls for Growth Self-Love Box: Box Review #10

Disclaimer: I was kindly gifted this box from Girls for Growth in exchange for an honest opinion on their product. All opinions expressed are mine alone. Girls for Growth is a website dedicated to inspiring and connecting women's corporate and mystical sides. Creator Courtney Barrett is passionate about helping other women get to know themselves, … Continue reading Girls for Growth Self-Love Box: Box Review #10

The Prioritizing Self-care, Health, and Wellbeing Challenge – Week One: Meditation

Week One: Meditation Challenge Incorporate at least 30 minutes of meditation into my day, every day Why did I choose meditation? I chose meditation as my first challenge because I wanted to begin a practice and turn it into a life long habit. Meditation requires no money, no special space, it can be done alone, … Continue reading The Prioritizing Self-care, Health, and Wellbeing Challenge – Week One: Meditation

New Series: The Prioritizing Self-care, Health, and Wellbeing Challenge

One of my personal resolutions and goals for this year is to spend more time on my own wellbeing, health, and self-care. This is an area of my life that I tend to put on the back burner most of the time in order to take care of other things. Unfortunately, my stress, anxiety, and … Continue reading New Series: The Prioritizing Self-care, Health, and Wellbeing Challenge

Quote Jar Curator: Subscription Review # 2

Disclaimer: The subscription box I received from Quote Jar Curator was gifted to me in exchange for an honest review. The opinions expressed in my post are mine only. The premise behind Quote Jar Curator is simple. You find a jar and fill it with quotes that will inspire you, comfort you, and ground you. … Continue reading Quote Jar Curator: Subscription Review # 2

A Work in Progress: Building Self-love, Self-acceptance, Self-confidence, and Body Positivity

I have always had a difficult time with my own body image. There have been times when I have been happy with how strong I was. There were times when I was happy with how thin I was. There have been times when I didn't care what I weighed or how it looked because my … Continue reading A Work in Progress: Building Self-love, Self-acceptance, Self-confidence, and Body Positivity

Book Review: Baby Loves The Five Senses: Sight! And Baby Loves The Five Senses: Hearing!

Charlesbridge kindly sent me a copy of two recently published books in their Baby Loves Science series, Baby Loves The Five Senses: Sight! and Baby Loves The Five Senses: Hearing! Both books are written by Ruth Spiro and illustrated by Irene Chan. At first glance, seeing that these were board books, I wasn’t sure that … Continue reading Book Review: Baby Loves The Five Senses: Sight! And Baby Loves The Five Senses: Hearing!

Riding the Rollercoaster of Emotions: How to Teach Your Children About Feelings

The rollercoaster Imagine waiting in line to board a rollercoaster car. You are feeling excited and a little impatient. Once you board the car and are strapped in you begin to feel nervous and hesitant. Do you really want to take this ride? Next, the car jerks and you feel scared and begin to regret … Continue reading Riding the Rollercoaster of Emotions: How to Teach Your Children About Feelings

Job Description: Mother

Until I had a kid, I really had no idea how hard being a parent is. Then I hopped aboard the pregnancy train heading for Parenthood with a capital 'P,' discovering all through the journey just how amazing (and sometimes gross- let's be honest) being a mom is. I bought What to Expect When You … Continue reading Job Description: Mother

Preschool and Preparing Children for Kindergarten: One Teacher’s View

For most children in the United States, it is time to go back to school, or for some, the academic year has already begun. My daughter began her second year of preschool three weeks ago and is loving it, especially because she has moved to a brand new classroom and their new building has three … Continue reading Preschool and Preparing Children for Kindergarten: One Teacher’s View