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No goals or resolutions required Yesterday we took the girls ice skating. Sometimes I observe them and learn the best lessons. We planned to have an adventure. If you’ve been reading for a while you might recall we also took them skating last year and learned some...read more
Tis the season for gathering with friends and family around a table full of delicious food prepared with love and care! Are you looking for new additions to your Christmas cooking and baking recipes this year? Cori Leigh Mann taught us how to take care of ourselves...read more
Will You Add Self-Care to Your List and Check it Twice? This is a guest post by Cori Leigh Mann The holiday season is here and it's an exciting time of year! We decorate our homes with care. Fill up our schedules to celebrate the season with family, friends, and...read more
Part 2 of two-part series on Thinking Distortions by Teresa Colon of WoundedBirdsMinistry. At their root, thinking distortions are simply a misinterpretation of the world around us and specifically of our experiences within it. Thinking distortions happen as a result...read more
This is the first in a two-part series on Thinking Distortions by Teresa Colon of WoundedBirdsMinistry. In this post, we’ll look at what Thinking Distortions are and cover three common ones. In the second post, we’ll cover how to challenge and overcome Thinking...read more
3 Ways to Eliminate a Boatload of Candy And, the dentist will thank you Last night the kids got a boatload of candy. They wanted the experience of dressing up and going about with school friends to collect the biggest haul of candy they could get their sugary, grubby...read more
Introducing a guest post by Shayne Seymour. You'll see why Shayne is and blogs at Independently Happy. It's easier than you think In his hierarchy of needs, Abraham Maslow included relationships right after food, water and safety. Intimate relationships and friends...read more
And, the bigger education on the descent This past weekend my family climbed a mountain. It may have been the Akers family Everest. My husband and I, along with our two daughters, ages 11 and 5 learned a lot about each other and our relationships. We learned about...read more
Welcoming Ben Weaver and his guest post. Ben helps men not suck at relationships at BenWeaver.org. And, helping to solve common relationship problems My 29th birthday was made of something epic. After training for two years I crossed the finish line of Ironman. I...read more
The IFTTT Recipe You've Gotta Get “There’s an App for that.” The phrase has inundated everyday speech, but it is actually an Apple registered trademark. If you haven’t used the phrase yourself, you have heard it in use, because anyone who has a mobile device knows,...read more