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May 3 in 30 ~ Week One

May 3 in 30 ~ Week One

. Goal One: Focus more on what I am thankful for. Take time to be grateful instead of griping . This is still pretty tough for me. It is easy to list all the things I am thankful for and all the positive awesome things we have to be grateful for. From food on the(…)

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Random Things Learned on Our Trip to Florida ~ 2011

Random Things Learned on Our Trip to Florida ~ 2011

1. The Mason Dixon Line runs between Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland and Delaware -This is an interesting history article from National Geographic about Saving the Mason Dixon Line . . 2. The Carolina Panthers play in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Bank of America stadium . . 3. Charles Bolden Jr. is a NASA Administrator(…)

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3 in 30 Challenge ~ May 2011

3 in 30 Challenge ~ May 2011

It’s been said that it takes 21 days to create new habits. Each month (approximately each 30 days) the 3in30 Challenge starts fresh. Choose up to 3 goals you’d like to work on. Then, throughout the month there will be weekly link-ups and opportunities for daily encouragement and accountability. . This is my very first(…)

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The Power of a Postitive Mom ~ Week 3

The Power of a Postitive Mom ~ Week 3

[image width=”177″ height=”250″ frame=”simple” align=”left”]http://www.startsateight.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/The_Power_of_a_Positive_Mom_Jacket_Cover.jpg[/image] Wednesday over at The Homeschool Village the 8 week group discussion about the book, The Power of a Positive Mom by Karol Ladd is in it’s third week! Below you can find the reading schedule from Jenn over at Daze of Adventure who is leading the discussion. . ** Reading(…)

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The Power of a Positive Mom ~ Week 2

[image width=”177″ height=”250″ frame=”simple” align=”left”]http://www.startsateight.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/The_Power_of_a_Positive_Mom_Jacket_Cover.jpg[/image] Wednesday over at The Homeschool Village the 8 week group discussion about the book, The Power of a Positive Mom by Karol Ladd is in it’s second week! Below you can find the reading schedule from Jenn over at Daze of Adventure who is leading the discussion. . ** Reading(…)

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Parenthood

Parenthood

This post was actually first written in my “old school”, handwritten journal that I still keep on my nightstand, and not as a post for my blog. It was written on a night, in the not so distant past, when I could not fall asleep from the speed at which my mind was racing. (In(…)

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365 Project ~ Days 18-21

365 Project ~ Days 18-21

. Day Eighteen:  Tuesday, January 18th . This is our first try at a new drawing game called Pick and Draw.  The kids loved the pre-given shape ideas for the different pieces of the face, and then they stemmed off into their own fun additions to their drawings. . . Day Nineteen:  Wednesday, January 19th(…)

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365 Project ~ Days 11-14

365 Project ~ Days 11-14

. Day 11:  Tuesday, January 11th . This photo is one of a series I took while at the RMSC on Monday.  It was taken after I had posted my Monday photo and I really wanted this one included in my 365Project so here it is on Tuesday instead!  The special traveling exhibit CSI has(…)

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Competitive vs. Non-Judgmental Parenting

Competitive vs. Non-Judgmental Parenting

A Over at Making the Moments Count, Amber recently posted about Competitive Parenting.  Which led her to starting a notion called “Non-Judgmental Parenting”.  I would not have known about this except for that fact that it struck a cord with my friend Shana and she posted about it at her blog, A Queen Among Kings.(…)

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My 5 Favorite Things About 2010

My 5 Favorite Things About 2010

A Straight from Shana’s blog, I have swiped this idea about “My 5 Favorite Things About 2010“.  So thanks to Shana and her love of the blog/page called Operation Nice, I have an interesting way to reflect back on 2010 and pick out some highlights.  The only problem is… where to start? A 1. My(…)

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