4 Effective Habit Changes and How They Can Help You

Being a stay-at-home mom is no easy job.  Unless you're a mother, it's hard to comprehend how much of your day is jam packed with preparations, chores, and busyness while staying with the kiddos.  My infant boy has never been an "easy-going" child.  He is pitta, full of fire and motion.  He has lots of... Continue Reading →

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Mentone + Desoto State Park

Fall has been here for a few weeks, but with the weather finally cooling down, it FEELS like autumn is officially here!  Some people enjoy pumpkin spice everything, and while I can appreciate that, I'm excited to get outside in the fresh air! Friday afternoon, my husband, baby and puppy took a short drive to... Continue Reading →

For my [future] daughter:

I saw this cycling around Facebook a while ago and wanted to save and share it.  Whenever we do have a girl, this will be helpful. *Also, I do not know who originated this, but if you do, please let me know so I can credit them! Rules For My Daughter:  1. Make your bed... Continue Reading →

2018 Intentions

One thing I learned in Yoga Teacher Training was that mid-winter (New Year's) is not the most logical time to set demanding Resolutions.  During this time of year, we are wanting to relax, stay warm inside, and indulge in yummy holiday treats.  While it is important to WANT to improve our lives, it is also... Continue Reading →

Noccalula Falls

One of the best and most beautiful areas of Gadsden is Noccalula Falls!  This 90 foot tall waterfall is surrounded by gardens, majestic trees, a petting zoo, and a full park.  It is quite easy to spend a whole day here! Being near to the Falls was one of the biggest draws of our new... Continue Reading →

Manifesting Dreams!

So many of my mentors and inspirational women in my life have recently stated how writing dreams down helps us to more forward them.  I personally love making lists and love dreaming, big and small, so this action seemed to be exactly what I need. Sometimes we become bored, stressed, or lonely without goals, projects... Continue Reading →

Leaving Nashville

My husband and I have recently decided to move from Nashville, TN to Gadsden, AL.  I am originally from Shreveport, LA (a population of about 100,00), and he is from Gadsden.  We have been here for about 5 years, 6 for me, and are ready for a big change.  Even though we are only about... Continue Reading →

Yoga Practice 6

Paschimottanasana or Seated forward fold. This is one of my favorite GO-TO poses!  This bend stretches the hamstrings, helps calm the mind, and decreases depression. Begin in Dandasana (Practice 3).  Keep the naval pulling into the spine and the legs flexed and engaged.  Toes point to the sky. Inhale and push the tailbone back, away... Continue Reading →

How to get along with children

Ever since my little brother was born, 22 months after me, I was obsessed with all things babies and cute kiddos!  I blame a lot of this on him, because he was the cutest baby with the most kissable cheeks.  I always tried to kiss his cheeks, even on the school bus.  He didn't like... Continue Reading →

Look UP

One advantage of being "shorter" is that I am always looking up.  I often get a different perspective because of the viewpoint change.  At 5 feet 4 inches, I might be considered average, but I usually do not feel that way.  I am very comfortable with my height and have learned to deal with any... Continue Reading →

Our [first] European Vacation

Exactly two years ago, John and I were packing up and planning our final decisions for our trip to The Czech Republic, Austria, and Italy.  As I remember this exciting time and recall the surprise proposal, I am delighted to have these precious memories captured.  Here are a few "selfies" of John and me from... Continue Reading →

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