• Over 50? Empty Nest? A Mom’s Thoughts

    “There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe In about a month, our youngest child will be going to college. My husband and I met in 1987, married in 1990 and within…

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  • 9 Tips #positivity

    Three and a half (3 ½) years ago, I started sharing a very personal journey of how I have struggled with my weight and the effects that it had on my self-esteem, ability to feel comfortable in social situations, and the impact it had on my daily thoughts. If you…

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  • A Parent’s Guide to Gardening With Kids

    Gardening with your children is a fun and productive way to spend time together, reconnect with nature and get some exercise. Here are some techniques that will help everyone enjoy the experience. Benefits of Gardening With Kids Improve your family’s eating habits. Your kids will be more excited about eating…

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  • Do You Pick Up Broken Shells?

    It was about a six (6) hour drive. Peaceful trip, few billboards, gas stations – mostly highway and pine trees. Enjoying the snacks, listening to my favorite 8 track tapes, and so grateful summer had arrived. Pulling into the driveway on 9th Street East Beach, I was elated. No cellphones…

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  • 8 Tips to Stay Motivated While Working from Home

    Working from home is much different. How can you get work done without any of the help that you would normally receive from coworkers? Miss the social interaction? Staying motivated can be challenging. Never fear – we have you covered! Try these techniques to stay motivated and be productive: Create…

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  • Are You Keeping Score?

    Over this past weekend, the word “scorecard” kept coming to mind. Why? I guess because I am constantly scoring myself: Healthy & Wellness (including Spirituality), Family, Career, Friendships and Community. Am I able to hit all every day? Time blocking my day helps to be more intentional and achieve goals….

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  • 6 Days of Fun at Home for FREE by Alison and Co.

    6 Days of Fun at Home for FREE

    While we are at home, it is important to enjoy each day and make a memory of special times. Why? Because we need to live in the present moment. It helps to reduce anxiety, depression and focuses on the here and now. This week I thought I would spice it…

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