Sometimes we are wired differently. Sometimes we don’t produce enough or too much of chemical that keep us from thinking the world would be better off without us or that we are worthless.
These are the highlights of my 2017. What are yours?
There’s a lot of talk about fashion magazines and television, adding to poor body image in girls. I get it, I do.
I guess, inherently, I am a hopeless romantic. I’m a Libra, it’s what I do. I try not to show it, but I love love, celebrations of love, and people expressing their love.
For centuries, people have been exercising their minds with word and number puzzles. In honor of National Puzzle Day on January 29, here's a look at the origins of some popular brainteasers.
Many people have their own personal traditions of what to do each December 31 at midnight. However, Americans have a few shared customs, some of which date back thousands of years.
The process for this should involveyour children. It's their stuff and they should have a say in what stays, and what goes.
6 more weeks till Christmas???? 2 more weeks till Thanksgiving???? Don't freak. This will help you out.
Here are some more steps to take the stress out of Thansgiving and Holiday planning and make it an enjoyable time for you and the family.
Our reasons for celebrating Thanksgiving are as diverse as America itself. However, coast to coast, we typically raise out forks in gratitude with the same classic holiday foods. Fowl was a holiday mainstay in the Pilgrims' mother country of England, so turkey was a natural choice for gatherings...
This focuses on getting ready for the Holidays. Little by little, you can prepare without being stressed out.
These are the basics that you should have on hand at all times - not just what to buy but how much and where to store it.
Are you thinking about getting a pet gerbil? Gerbils are popular pets for many reasons.
With all this talk of zombies, I thought it would be best to put together this pros and cons list. This will allow you, the reader, to decide if we should support zombie tolerance or be very afraid.
Reiki is a very simple system of healing, carried out by placing hands on or over a person with the intent to channel healing energy.
As a massage therapist, I've been asked several times, "Does my insurance cover massage?" Hopefully, this will help you understand your benefits better.
This is the summary of our first full day at Magic Kingdom and Disney Studios at Walt Disney World.
This is just Love/Hate relationship with Halloween.
This is my Disney vacation broken down into day by day form.
This is my review of the Infinity loom.
This is a two week frustrated rant about massage and the things that keep coming up.
This is about how to organize your coupons and maximize your savings.
Couponing is the new black. I think. Anyways, this is my journey into the world of couponing. Not extreme, just adventurous.
This is simply the best pumpkin seed recipe. Ever. it is the only one I use year after year after year.
Numbers are all around us. teach your kids how to not be afraid of math.
This recipe is a great way to get kids involved in cooking and eating their fruits.
Wicker and shoeboxes are a great way to get organized.
House work sucks. We all know it. But, if you have a game plan, it does go better and easier.
Cleaning does not mean you have to use harsh chemicals. This is a list of really good quality toxin free cleaning products.
Magic works. This is the first thing you have to learn. If you don't believe that magic gives you the power to reshape the universe, you're wasting your time. Because if you believe a spell or ritual won't work, it won't. Period. And if you do believe in the power of magic, then you need to realize...
Numbers are all around us. Here are some fun math cames to help kids on their way to a lifetime of numbers.
If you’re having trouble giving effective consequences to your teen, know that you are not alone. Many parents tell me that nothing seems to work, and that coming up with the right thing for their child can seem like an impossible task. If you’re the parent of an adolescent, you may have grounded...
When the new President is sworn in on Inauguartion Day, he will stand at the presidential podium to give his speech. Make your own podium to celebrate this historic day.
Winter's coming. With it colds, flus, sniffles, and sneezes. These seven herbs will help you fight off the winter ick.
Responsibility slides off kids like water slides off a duck’s back. It almost seems the way that nature meant it to be. Think of kids as being coated with Teflon, and nothing sticks—that’s how they relate to responsibility.
Who doesn't love a cute, homemade gift from a little kid? Teachers, moms, grandmoms, and anyone else eill love these gifts for any occassion.
Everyone wants to lose weight. This will help you determine what you need to eat and still be healthy.
Buddhism isn’t what many perceive it to be. It is a very old “faith”, but doesn’t center on concepts of worship as most understand them today. It’s primarily concerned with a path of seeking, and a body of practices with a code of conduct.
This is my view of the role of some of the world's religions.
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! This darling little craft is made from recycled baby food jars, or any other type of jar you have sitting around collecting dust. We suggest making more than one, or you won’t want to give up this little keepsake to your child—they’re great to keep around your...
This is a small hub i wrote on how to introduce writing into a preschool classroom.
When January arrives in most parts of the country it brings with it cold air and for many of us snowy and icy roads resulting in canceled days of the school or program. Here's a "scientific" investigation about the importance of salt on ice and why we stay off the roads until they are treated that...
I've worked in child care for so long that I have to say these things. These are just some things we would like to say to you without being mean.
Mabon, or Autumn Equinox, or the First Day of Autumn. whatever you call it, there are lots of fun ways you can celebrate the first harvest festival.
ASTER Purpose: Love Herbal Code: beginnings Planet: Venus Day: Friday BACHELOR'S BUTTON Purpose: Love Herbal Code: Hope & Solitude Planet: Jupiter Day: Thursday BIRD OF PARIDISE Purpose: Love Herbal Code: Strange & Wonderful Event Planet: Mars...
Need an amulet? Don't know how to make one? This will help.
Whether you call them voodoo dolls or poppets, they are very powerful tools in magick. This tutorial shows how to make one.
How do you handle tips at restaurants? Read my story and tell me how you would handle this?
This is just my opinion of the All Star Movie Resort in Walt Disney World. We loved it. If you get a chance, I recommend staying there.
This is about me, my financial issues, my husband, and how Dave Ramsey brought some light into the tunnel.
Making a time capsule can is a great family activity that can become a great family tradition.
This is a brief breakdown as to what Indigo and Crystal children are like.
This guide will help yu know what your preschooler should be learning.
For most parents, the plan for education is a mystery. What gets covered when, what does each grade expect our children to learn? For many of us this is an incomprehensible puzzle. Understanding the step by step progression for education can clear the way for parents to aid their child in excelling...
You've fretted and thought over every angle of education for your child. Perhaps you had to convince your spouse, perhaps you had to face condemnation from friends or family. Deciding to home-school can sometimes be a hard enough decision to make....
Whether your a rookie or a pro homeschooler, these tips are good for everyone.
As a parent we are all concerned with exposing our youngsters to education as early as possible.
The title says it all. It's not that scary to homeschool your children. It just takes a little research.
This is my take on the fight over homeschooling.
Thinking of homeschooling? Here are some things that have helped me through the past few years.
Garage Sale Spend an afternoon going through all of those items that you have set aside to either give away or sell, including the toys that your children grew out of and that china pattern you received for your wedding and never used. Then, pick a...