Category Archives: Stress Management


9 Ways to Banish Holiday Stress Forever! 15

Today, I am posting on an Advent Calendar from Camille’s site Chicken Scratch N Sniff. She has had this advent calendar going all month. You should check it out!! If you want to see yesterday’s post, go here. If you want to start at the beginning and see all of them, go to Camille’s site […]

9 Ways to Banish Holiday Stress Forever

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Keeping Up with the Busies: 6 Tips to Manage Busyness 28

We all know what “Keeping up with the Jones’s” means. I think we still live in a very real world of comparison and envy. But, more recently I have noticed it has become more of “Keeping up with the Busies”.  So, who are the Busies? We are. We all are. We are busy with our […]


4 Things You Need to Know About Gratitude 11

Recently, I have been trying to put a focus on gratitude again.  It is something that I really have to work at. It doesn’t come naturally.  But, the more that I work at it, the easier it becomes.  I am grateful for so many things. With September 11 yesterday, I was reminded of that day […]

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9 Ways to Be Happy Today 31

How do you feel when you wake up in the morning?   Do you dread getting out of bed?   Do you feel like you are living out the movie “Groundhog’s Day”?   Are you hitting the alarm clock too many times? Are you looking forward to your day? Are you happy? Source Happiness isn’t […]


Ten Tips for Tired Moms 37

Are you a tired mom?  When I started to write this, I thought I’d do a little research about helps for tired moms.  When I finished my research, instead of being inspired, I was tired…more tired!  These are the suggestions out there for tired moms: 1.  Exercise 2.  Sleep 3.  Take a break 4.  Have a girls’ […]

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Self-Harm: Some Facts and Helps 18

She’s sitting there alone, uncomfortable.  She keeps pulling down the sleeve on her long-sleeve shirt, avoiding eye-contact.  As she leans back, you notice some scratches on her wrist.   “What happened?” you ask. “Oh, my silly cat scratched me today.  We were just playing around outside and she scratched my arm.”   Quickly, she pulls […]


On My Summer Reading List: 10+ Books to Visit this Summer 14

I have really been focusing on getting my little ones reading this summer and they have been doing great!! We read together every day and they are loving it!! Over the past few years, though, I haven’t been reading as much.  I used to be a voracious reader, and then suddenly there wasn’t as much time […]

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