How do you teach gratefulness to your kids when they have so much? It may be easier than you think.
Working moms are the ultimate balancers. They navigate between work life and family life like pros.
Balance? They rock at it.
Scheduling? They’re superstars.
Except in those moments when they are not, and life feels more overwhelming than exciting. Being a working mom is a tough role and one that requires constant negotiation, compromise, and flexibility.
So how do the most successful moms handle it? They tend to do these seven simple things each day to feel successful and organized.
Is your child struggling to appreciate the things in their life? Or maybe they are having a hard time seeing the good? It may be time to start a gratitude journal for kids and watch how it changes their perspective.
What is a Gratitude Journal?
A few years ago, life was in one of those tough times when more seemed to go wrong than it did right. Not only did it impact my outlook on life, but it also made a difference in how my children responded to situations and other people.
Instead of the quick to forgive, generous hearts that we had spent so much time nurturing in them, there was an abundance of complaining and attitudes that were anything but loving.
So, we decided to do something radical – for us anyway – and start gratitude journals. [Read more…]
This post is sponsored by General Mills but all opinions are my own.
“Hurry! You’re going to miss the bus!”
“Where are your shoes?”
I was constantly saying these statements each morning. The frustration everyone felt in the house for the last few moments before I said good-bye didn’t make any of us feel good. And the guilt when they got on the bus was not good.
I’ve partnered with Green Giant, Optimum Nutrition, vitafusion and L’il Critters as part of an Influencer Activation and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.
How are your resolutions going? When I make resolutions my real plan is for them to end up being habits. I don’t want to start exercising for a few weeks and then stop. Or incorporate meditation in my life and then forget.
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I want to build my resolutions into habits so it is a natural fit in my normal life.
Are you in charge of cooking at your house? If you are anything like me, you are not great at coming up with recipes on your own. I love to follow Weight Watchers blogs for ideas.
You probably find yourself cooking the same things over and over again simply because you know how to prepare them and how many points per serving.
This is especially true if you follow Weight Watchers.
Tell me if this sounds familiar. You find a recipe that fits your points, you know you like it and you know how to prepare it, it is way too easy to cook it over and over again.
Are you tired of trying to measure formula and heat the water to the perfect temperature in the middle of the night? An automatic baby formula maker may be the answer to all of your infant feeding woes!
Here are some of the best ones on the market and why you might want to consider them as your next purchase.
Are your kids struggling to remember to say please and thank you? It is hard work to instill manners as a habit for our little ones. Here are my best tips for getting them to mind their manners.
George is a popular name choice for males and has been throughout history. Choosing George as a name can be a wonderful journey for both you and your little one. You may want to consider these nicknames for George as an alternative to this formal name.
It is however, important to remember that there are many different variations of the name itself. This is especially true when it comes to choosing the best nicknames for George.
Are you ready to make a change in your health? When you make the choice to get started with Weight Watchers, you have made the choice to change not just your health, but also your life. You are choosing yourself.
I have done WW several times over the years and have always had success. How much success always depends on how dedicated I am and how much I plan ahead.