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Christmas Magic

I love Christmas, always have. Christmas movies, decorations, time with family and friends, excitement in children’s eyes and a sense of magic in the air. My mom is a Christmas nut. She inspired my love of the season when I was little … Continue reading

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This is Me!

Hello everyone! I’ve been blogging for two years now, and thought you may want to see the person behind the posts.  So I recorded this video clip (eeek! my first one) for you.  In it I share a little bit about me … Continue reading

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Help Yourself by Helping Another

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ~ Dalai Lama I love that quote. I agree with it wholeheartedly – at least in theory – but to be honest I sometimes rush around too much to notice when a … Continue reading

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When You Can’t Find Your Way

Sometimes the path ahead of us is hidden.  Or the path we’re on just doesn’t feel right.  There are times we don’t necessarily know where we’re going in life, or even where we want to go. Because life is busy, … Continue reading

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Time to Drop the Mask

We all wear masks.  You know, the ones we subconsciously layer on ourselves to match what we think others want to see.  At our core, we all want to be liked and approved of by others.  So we put on … Continue reading

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The Beauty Challenge

I put a lot of importance on living in the moment, but every now and then I have to remind myself to slow down and appreciate what’s right in front of me. So that’s what I did today. I went … Continue reading

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The Elusive Quest for Balance in Difficult Times

I’m excited to feature a guest post from wise and talented blogger Ida Mae West-Simone of A Vision For Our Kids.  Ida Mae is a teacher and reading advocate, currently teaching special education to Junior Kindergarten to grade three students.  … Continue reading

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Just a Little Heart Attack

I originally posted this on The Brighter Side of Parenting, but it’s such an important topic I wanted to share it here too. My in-laws were visiting recently, and my health-conscious mother-in-law mentioned she was going to email me a short … Continue reading

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Dig a Little Deeper

In our culture of technology, instant gratification and short attention spans, it’s easy to make quick, superficial assumptions about people. I recently stumbled upon this poster in my Facebook news feed and it really moved me: It was originally posted … Continue reading

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Common Cold or Life Lesson?

I haven’t been myself lately.  Something happened several weeks ago, I’m not even sure when: I let busyness take the place of joy.  My energy has been low.  I haven’t felt my usual “spark.”  I haven’t taken time for fun … Continue reading

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