Gratitude, Summer, Wisdom

Positive quotes

Every morning in my little "highlight journal", I jot down a positive quote. (In between my daily summary paragraph (top part) and my bullet journal style recap (bottom half) which tracks my workouts, meals, accomplishments, gratitude, etc.) I thought I'd share a few I've written down lately: "Don't base your decisions on the advice of… Continue reading Positive quotes

Parenting, Wisdom

Picking your battles wisely (with kids)

A friend shared a post on Facebook yesterday that I absolutely loved. These are the types of posts that I truly live for on social media- it felt insightful, relevant, valuable and it spoke to me. I clicked "save!" "save!" as fast as I could. 😉 The main point I took away was that parenting… Continue reading Picking your battles wisely (with kids)

Books, Wisdom

The ONE thing & an unexpected treat

Tuesdays continue to be our busy night of the week, and honestly probably my least favorite night. Cross country practice is now out of the mix, but that means Asher's piano lesson has moved back to Tuesdays. Last night an extra wrench was thrown in there, too, because Asher had a quarterly group piano class… Continue reading The ONE thing & an unexpected treat

Misc., Wisdom

“The Three R’s” lesson + misc. life

My Don't Sweat the Small Stuff desk calendar taught a good lesson this week, spread out over the last few days. Thought I'd share it here for your benefit, too. 🙂 It said (in summary): To become a less reactive, happier person, remember the three R's: 1- Responsive Act appropriately to the actual issue at… Continue reading “The Three R’s” lesson + misc. life

Wisdom

Soar like the eagle you are :)

In honor of the Olympics kicking off today (Opening Ceremony is on live right now!!) AND Asher kicking off Day 1 of the Wisconsin 12&Under Long Course State Swimming Championship meet this afternoon, here's a little inspirational story I saved the other day. (I have heard other, simpler versions of this story, but I like… Continue reading Soar like the eagle you are 🙂