Year: 2018

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How Old is Too Old to Believe in Santa

A friend and fellow blogger, Jasmine, wrote a post last winter, Why It’s Ok To Teach Your Child About Santa Claus (and the Elf On The Shelf) and I felt compelled to really think about my beliefs when it comes to Santa, Christmas, and my children. I remember as a child believing in Santa and […]

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7 + Gender Neutral Toys

It can be hard over the holidays to decide on what gifts to buy, or what toys are good for kids and I try my best to keep gender neutral toys. Although typical “girl toys” and “boy toys” are not great classifications in my mind. My son can play with whatever he wants and my […]

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How to Separate Birthday Festivities from Christmas

My daughter’s birthday is December 21st. She was actually due December 26th. I’m very glad she came a few days early. Anyway, so far she doesn’t really understand Christmas a ton. She’s going to be three this year and we haven’t made a huge deal over Christmas at home over the last two years since […]

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11 Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I give you the history of the holiday is not really something to celebrate. Really there are several holidays that are like this. What I like, however, is the excuse to get family together and eat. As I’ve grown, married and built my own family I’ve found excuses […]

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31 Days to a Positive Inner Voice
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31 Days to a Positive Inner Voice: How to Remain Positive

Once you have changed your habits and have found some positivity. Changing your inner voice is hard but it never is a complete venture. Everyday is work to remain positive. Here are 10 tips to remain positive everyday. How to remain positive Find the optimistic view of any negative situation Look at the good side […]

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31 Days to a Positive Inner Voice: Journaling

When we are absolutely overwhelmed with emotions a great way to get them out is to journal. Write about everything, every automatic thought, every negative thought, every angry thought. Many studies have shown how journaling can improve health and happiness. How to Get Started No exact products are needed for you to be able to […]

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31 Days to a Positive Inner Voice: Progress Rather Than Perfection

Every day as we actively try to better ourselves, better our self criticism and inner voice, the most important thing to remember is progress rather than perfection. Change does not happen in a day and perfection is unachievable. Give yourself time to grow and become more positive overall. Perfection Gets in the Way When we […]

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31 Days to a Positive Inner Voice: Interrogative Self Talk

Many know about building up our positive self talk by saying positive affirmations. It seems odd to talk to ourselves but often we do need to inflate our own positivity. We often are told to do this through declarative statements like positive affirmations. While positive affirmations are definitely great for bolstering self esteem and self […]

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31 Days to a Positive Inner Voice: Positivity Through Mindfulness

Mindfulness is our ability to be fully aware and present where we are and what we are doing. This means not being distracted by outside forces, thoughts, and emotions. When we are constantly negative, anxious, or upset about situations we can focus on them even when out of the situation. We can be watching a […]

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31 Days to a Positive Inner Voice: How To Cope With Criticism

Criticism, self-criticism and from others, can be a big factor in our self talk becoming negative. When we are criticized we can take it in a negative manner. We beat ourselves up and start self-criticism. We think we should have done more, we could have been better, we are not perfect but we have to […]

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