The 3 Shifts We Have Made to Get Our Kids to Do Their Chores

Are you tired of asking your kids to do the same things 100 times? And arguing about it all along the way!? I honestly could not even guess how many times I ask my daughter to put away her laundry from the time it is dry to the time it is actually folded and put away. EVERY SINGLE time clothes need to be washed, we battle for a few days about getting them put away. I REFUSE to do it for her. She is a wonderful, capable and strong willed child. I am determined to do everything in my power...

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Stop Focusing on the Perfect Workout Plan

A busy day….Which is normal. A to do list a mile long...Which is normal. Kids wanting to eat every 15 minutes...Which is normal. Struggling to make time for myself...again, NORMAL! I know. I know. I know. Knowing what to do isn’t where we get derailed.  Not doing something (like exercise) because our circumstances aren’t ideal IS what derails us. It is too easy to let all the things (to do list, everyone needing to eat all the time, lack of me time, etc.) of daily life become overwhelming. This then leads to not getting much of anything accomplished.  PLUS then...

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Immune Boosting - This is a Good Place to Start

Optimal Health Optimal Mind Stress

There are so many parts of life that can feel out of our control. It is so easy to get into the flow of stress, anxiety and feeling as if there isn’t anything we can do to help. This becomes so clear when we see and hear about a lot of people being sick.  One of the best things we can do to take control, be proactive and support bodies  is to work on boosting our immune systems! It is vital that we take our health seriously, acknowledge that we need to get serious about the quality of our immune...

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Exhausted...Trying to make better choices!

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10:42 pm 11:45 pm 12:42 am 1:42 am 2:45 am 3:44 am 4:42 am 5:43 am Those are all the times I woke up last night.  Ridiculous right!? Well...when a baby is teething everything seems to get a little crazy.  SO needless to say, as I type this...I am exhausted. But it is important that I share this message… Being tired, overwhelmed and struggling are all part of life. Of course we hope they aren’t the norm but in some season of life, they are.  In the past I would have had multiple cups of coffee first thing. Maybe I...

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Reality Check...Overwhelm

Optimal Mind Stress

You know I am all for positivity. But this is something that is really important to talk about.  So let me say I love you. I share what is on my heart in hopes that at least one person benefits from sharing what is coming up in my world…. I have talked to so many friends recently who are putting a smile one their face but behind the scenes are really struggling and feeling so much pressure with everything that is happening in life.  I really struggled with this next section. I actually removed it, because as I read it...

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