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I have EMBRACED

There is so much beauty in this world and if we just stop comparing ourselves to each other and start looking at what we actually see, then there is hope yet that our children might grow up in a world where complete strangers don’t feel the need to bully each other, but instead randomly complement them.

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Breakthrough: the power of accepting the stillness within

“…I have always been more of an introvert as they say…. As a child, I was too shy to stand in line by myself to buy something I really wanted like some sweets for example. I would rather choose not to buy anything than doing this for myself. Having two children changed all that.”

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The Ultimate Survival Guide to planning a Themed Kids Party

Having thrown my share of kids themed parties and having worked at a daycare and kindergarten for several years, let me share with you my best survival tactics on how to throw a themed birthday party and stay sane enough to do it again the next year without throwing in the towel.

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My favorite YouTube Yoga Guides

The three yoga guides that I am listing here are all very unique in their own way and for me it is a nice variety. So depending on the day and how I feel at that time, I select the personality or yoga style that feels the best to me at that moment.

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Belgian Waffles Recipe

My family loves all things that fall into the category Pancakes and Waffles. One of the family favorites, hands down, is when I make Belgian Waffles!
The balance of the flavorful dough and the coarse sugar crystals makes it the perfect snack that isn’t too sweet, but still sweet enough to make every dessert fan’s heart sing!

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family time on a budget… why it’s so important!

When I think back to my childhood, I have many happy memories that pop up in my mind. The ones that have stuck with me though are not the ones where a lot of money was invested, but instead the really special ones are the memories where I spent time with my sisters doing “normal” and “boring” things. Except, they were never “normal” to me and they were anything but “boring”, because we had fun and we laughed and we had to figure out what would make that day adventurous.

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“Keep Left” – A Gateway to great Beginnings

“Keep left, keep left” is what I silently chant in my head over and over like a mantra as I move downstairs in a ninja style manner. The mission is the same every morning: wake up early so that I can begin my day with a quick yoga session just by myself. I am not talking about an hour long session here. Just a few moments by myself will do to get my day started.