It's easy to get overwhelmed by all the [very scary] headlines. However, it’s vital to our well-being not to lose sight of all the good things that still exist, too. One of our favorite ways to cultivate gratitude is journaling! Journaling about things for which you're grateful, especially now, will channel your thoughts to good things. The process can curb the anxiety and elevate the positivity for you and everyone around you. This is especially important for our children and those who live with anxiety. Here are some tips on how to make gratitude a daily habit!
Meal planning has a lot of benefits beyond just putting dinner on the table. We asked Melanie Zook, Registered Dietitian and founder of Fresh Start Nutrition, why she encourages meal planning.
Creating a plan helps streamline your efforts, ultimately saving you time, money and stress. More than that, it's a way for you to create opportunities to engage with those you love. Involving friends and family in the prep and/or the dining experience itself, adds a social element that makes it more enjoyable for everyone.
Some of the other benefits are...
While flowers are beautiful and all, my hubby knows that “surprising me with flowers” is hardly a surprise at all. It takes about 17 seconds and little-to-no creativity to click the mouse a few times.
It’s become a challenge to come up with something that is creative and most of all, thoughtful. It doesn’t have to cost a lot to make someone feel like a million! Toward that goal, we combed through some great sites to bring you these ideas that will make your loved one feel extra special!
In my mind, I take care of my kids and arrange their entertainment because I want it to be special for them. But is all that what really counts in their minds? Based on what I learned while producing our gratitude video, the answer is likely, no. Here is a list of 25 [simple] things to do or say to your own kids that will speak right from your heart to theirs! Except for the ice cream treat in #2, they won’t cost you a dime.
Whether you’re hosting or attending a party this Sunday, serve a menu that will score big points with your team, including the kiddos! Here is a huddle of 12 Super Menu Ideas, but first, a few tips from the party playbook. Get a bonus FREE digital download to help with planning!
#momlife is full of all kinds of things...including plenty of laughable ones! Here is a compilation of some of our best posts from 2019 that give you a little insight to Denise's life as a mom.
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