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How To Practice Gratitude So You Can Live Your Best Life

“When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” -Lao Tzu How often have you heard about the importance of practicing gratitude? From Rachel Hollis to Tony Robbins to Oprah the word on the street is that gratitude is a key factor to a fulfilled and successful life. Which got meContinue Reading “How To Practice Gratitude So You Can Live Your Best Life”

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Teaching Kids Meditation and Mindfulness

I recently shared a piece over at Imperfectly Perfect Mama about the benefits of teaching children meditation and mindfulness. When I was little, my parents taught me how to meditate, though I didn’t really know I was meditating at the time. As an adult, I’ve incorporated those techniques into my daily life. These techniques haveContinue Reading “Teaching Kids Meditation and Mindfulness”

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How To Get Your Kids to Do Chores

Chores teach children respect and responsibility. They are an important part of raising children that are doers and that will become successful adults. But getting kids to do chores and building consistent chore routines can be really difficult. There are a number of studies out there that have concluded that children that are given regularContinue Reading “How To Get Your Kids to Do Chores”

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25 Easy Meals for Busy Nights

Now that school has started, we are getting back into the swing of things. This means after school activities, homework and everything in between. It also means it’s time to pull out my list of easy meals for busy nights. There are many nights we are running from one place to another. Especially now thatContinue Reading “25 Easy Meals for Busy Nights”

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5 Best TED Talks for Moms

I love listening to inspiring and insightful stories about motherhood and parenting. One really great (and unexpected source) for these types of stories is TED Talks. If you’re not familiar with TED talks, they are short (18 minutes or less) talks that cover all sorts of topics from finance, to medical research, to parenting. (ReadContinue Reading “5 Best TED Talks for Moms”