50 Happy Things for 2015: Bloggers Unite in Flood of Gratitude

Goodbye 2015 (hands making heart)

Happy Monday! I've been taking a bloggy break and just when I was getting comfy a new blog challenge hit my in box. Thirty Plus Mom is all about transformation with joy and intention.  Sharing inspiration and the journey keeps us all uplifted and moving forward.  So when my fellow blogger Heidi Sloss from The […]

Invention – The Hovercraft Dropoff Machine

via GIPHY This month's personal challenge is to post daily as part of the Nablowrimo via Blogher.  So far I've definately increased my posts though not using every prompt provided.  Have you been keeping up?  Hopefully you get a chuckle out of this post. The prompt I am writing about today asked,  If I had the […]

My Minimalist Approach to Fitness

Health and Fitness is a very personal thing.  Many would agree finding a way to minimize time and effort while staying consistent with a fitness regimen is a constant stuggle. Regular workouts provide not only physical wellness, but also brain boosting benefits.  While I haven't perfected consistency, keeping up the effort has kept my fitness journey on the […]

Resilience – Survivor Skill 101

Resilience Quote Card

If I could sum up in one word a valuable life lesson my parents taught me, that word would be resilience. Resilience is the ability to "bounce back" after a difficult situation.  When knocked off course by the loss of a job, failed relationship, death of a loved one, or other change in circumstances; it can be easy to […]

Why I Nap Even When My Child Refuses

Take A Nap License Plate

Contrary to our "always on culture" making restful sleep a priority is the best thing we can do in our quest for healthful living.  Even when my little one refuses, I schedule in a nap.  Napping for me provides increased energy, a boost in my mood and decreased anxiety. The purpose of a nap is NOT […]