This is a quick list of all the ways I have failed just in the last week or so! I would be writing a book if I wanted to think about all the ways in the past year or more! Maybe you said, “Yep, me too!” for some of these! So stop being so hard […]
Author Archive | Stephanie
We need to keep the conversation about kindness alive year-round, not just on today – World Kindness Day. Kindness needs to stay at the forefront.
It’s a story about a boy named Auggie who was born with many facial defects and has had many, many surgeries to help him. Due to appearance and his medical conditions and surgeries, he has been homeschooled so far in his life.
Quite the title right? Let me explain. Evenings are tough for most kids from infant on. I know my babies were the crankiest from 5:30-bedtime most nights. The witching hour. But I’m not talking about babies or even toddlers. I’m referring to the school-age group of kids!
It’s the jeans and hoodies season and the leaves become amazingly brilliant and beautiful, so it’s time to take advantage of it! There are so many great environmental and nature centers in our area that are free! Depending on the age of your kids, it might be more walking than hiking, but it doesn’t matter. […]
I know MANY parents are counting down the days until school starts in complete joy and jubilation! They are ready to be down with the summer sibling squabbles, the endless “Can I have a snack?” and “I’m bored”, and the house in a constant state of disarray. I’m the complete opposite. Thinking about sending my […]
I’m telling you, if something has the power to make you appreciate everything around you, make you have more empathy and compassion and generosity towards others and also grows your faith and positive attitude – everyone should have it.
One of my favorite parts of the day is when my kids are in bed. You read that correct! You might even be thinking – yes! Me too! I need some peace and quiet around here. But I don’t mean what you are probably thinking! I mean the cuddle and reading time we get to […]
So I challenge you this summer to set some goals. And to make it more fun, I’m framing them into something I’m calling the 1000 – 100 – 10 challenge! You heard that right, I am challenging you to do 1000, 100, and 10 of 3 different things over the course of this summer. I […]
It’s the final countdown to summer! You can smell the campfires in the air, the laughter of neighbor kids playing until darkness sets in and relaxation right around the corner! So what are you doing to celebrate the start of summer vacation? I’m throwing my kids a party! Here’s why and what it entails. Now […]