3 Creative Ways to Plan for an Unstructured, Slow Day
Slow days. We all want them. And yet truly slow days often elude us. Life happens. It keeps rolling along. The urgent easily takes over the important. Doing supersedes being. In my book, Savoring Slow, I talk about the importance of unstructured time for our children -- and ourselves. A slow day is often what is most needed in a busy family. And yet it's so rare that we can allow for a day with no adult agenda attached to it. Errands, chores and other important tasks often take over and eat up our days without much thought. In my current Abundan READ MORE »
4 Must-Do Rules for Moms Coping with the Winter Blues
For a long time, I would utter these three words all the time ... I hate winter. And, to be fair, it was completely accurate. For me, it began as a child with a February birthday watching out the glass windows of my grandmothers house at piles upon piles of snow each February -- and yet another birthday party ruined. I was an only child, too, so playing in the snow alone ... not. much. fun. And then fast forward a couple decades and I gave birth to twin girls in the middle of January. Really not the best idea but who can really plan these things? Being READ MORE »
{Only Love Today} A Mantra To Live By
Only Love Today. This is the mantra that Rachel Macy Stafford's new book is centered around. When we start to feel that inner bully rise up and start to lash out at ourselves or our children or our partners ... we can choose love. This is the start of a great conversation I had with Rachel on this week's episode of The Abundant Mama Show podcast. Rachel and I have been friends and blogging colleagues for the past six years so it's an honor to get on the phone and chat with her in a close and personal way. This mantra Only Love Today is one to live by each da READ MORE »

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