Have you ever thought about your perfect day? Not the dream day when you are sitting on a beach sipping cocktails without a care in the world, but a realistic perfect day. What i’m talking about is the perfect day, that you planned out, that you perfectly owned. That’s what Own the Day, Own Your
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I was recently involved in a conversation with a few other moms, about discipline and how to get you child to listen to you. One of the friends was discussing how she genuinely struggles with her strong-willed child; the little guy is as sweet as can be, but she struggles with getting him to follow
This past weekend my husband was inducted by our college to the Baseball Hall of Fame. It has been a long time since we were in college, and we have lived a lot of life in the ten years since that time. After college, my husband joined the Army, where we have been through 6
The third love language we are discussing is “Receiving gifts.” I think initially when we think of someones love language being receiving gifts, it can come with a negative connotation and the stigma of being materialistic. However, there is so much more to Receiving Gifts, than actually getting presents. Even when taking the quiz to
The second Love Language to discuss is Quality Time. Quality Time may look and feel differently for different people; however when I think of quality time I think of giving someone your undivided attention. Chapman writes “In the vernacular of Quality Time, nothing says, ‘I love you,’ like full, undivided attention.” I joke around about
Today’s Love Language of focus, is Words of Affirmation. This love language is first discussed in the book, and focuses on the way we speak to each other. In The 5 Love Languages Chapman discusses that giving your spouse a genuine compliment every day is one of the best ways to effectively express loving words of affirmations.
When I decided that my focus this month was going to be marriage, I knew I would be rereading The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman. I first read this book probably 10 years ago, and my husband and I also listened to the audio book together while on a road trip around that same time.
I first heard about the Four Tendencies during a Tim Ferris podcast, and Gretchen Rubin was the guest. On the podcast and in the book she describes a friend who was on the track team in high school and never missed a practice; however in her friends adult life she cannot make herself stick to
I finished rereading Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness, by Dave Ramsey. I originally read this book about five years ago, when it was given to me by my dad. This book is an easy read, and for a finance book, is actually very interesting. One of the aspects I most appreciate
I just discovered one of my new favorite authors, and lets be really she and I will probably become best friends any day now. As someone who would call themselves a “self-improvement junkie” I read a lot of motivational/inspirational/goal-oriented literature. I love Tony Robbins, Tim Ferris, and Dave Ramsey. So when my moms-group had us