I took this picture about a week ago. It's a little nest that a mama and papa bird built in a planter outside on my front porch. I've been watching this nest every day waiting for the eggs to hatch as I water the plant every morning. I noticed the other day that there are now five tiny eggs in this nest and the bird family is doing their best to keep these eggs dry, warm, and safe. When I went to water my plant this morning, the mama bird flew off as usual when I approached.
Happy 2016! I took a little time off for the holidays and did some self-care while visiting family. I hope you all had a restful (not stressful) holiday and your year has started off great! Today, I'm sharing my first vlog post of the year with you that will set the stage for the rest of 2016. I plan to have a theme that I hope you all will appreciate and join in with me. So everyone knows about D.I.Y. (do it yourself), right? There's an entire television network dedicated to
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I'm sure many of you have been thinking about what you are thankful for. I have been doing a small challenge for myself every weekday this month on my Facebook page and on Periscope about one thing I'm choosing to be thankful for that particular day. It has truly helped me to focus more on the positive and live with more gratitude every day. In the video I've included in this blog post, I share with you the magic ratio that The Gottma
I have a confession to make. I've been a bit absent recently. Not just with my blogging here on my website, but in my life as well. To help you understand what I mean a little better, I'm an entrepreneur and business owner, a wife, and a mostly stay-at-home-mom to an active toddler. These three main roles in my life play tug-of-war with me constantly. Recently, I have been feeling this pull more frequently. I have felt more and more stretched thin by playing this game within
In my last blog post, I addressed lonliness as a sign that you may be falling into a troubled relationship. Feeling lonely while in a relationship with someone signals that you have disconnected somehow and are struggling to find the spark that initially brought you together in the beginning. Today, I'm addressing another topic that could be a red flag in your relationship: silence. Don't get me wrong, the comfortable silences where you know what the other person is feeling a