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Fall Style Game Plan for Newish Moms

It's the most wonderful time...of the yeaaar...Fall! As many of you may know today is the first day of Fall. Or is it Autumn you prefer? More importantly it's also the first day of my favorite season EVER! Note: This post contains affiliate/referral links.  Seriously,...

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Distance by Bless Monet (Cover)

Picture this - me, in a park, listening to a colleague, one Miss Bless Monet sing at a benefit. I turn to my friend P and say, "Why isn't she doing this for a living? She should be doing this on the regular. I mean, I'd miss her, but SHE SHOULD BE DOING THIS FOR A...

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Want to improve your week? Focus on the “right”

What have you been keeping track of lately? Do I mean don't look to the left? Or  do I mean only check out Fox News and not CNN or MSNBC? Nope, I'm not talking about either of those things. But here is what I am saying... It's a whole lot easier to keep track of...

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Blogging again, and I’m not ready! #BlogHer16

It's August 4. This means the blogging conference I registered for on New Year's Eve 2015 and talked a little bit about here starts in a few hours. In fact, by the time you read this (August 5) - it will be in full swing! Zoinks! I'm not ready! Seriously though, I...

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Z is for Zone In, Not Out #atozchallenge

I made it through another year! Though some of my posts were very short, they all stuck with the theme...and I managed to complete this while having a newborn, house guests, and going back to work, plus working my side gig. #Winning For my last post, I'll kindly ask...

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Y is for Yelp It #atozchallenge

But what I really mean is...if you like something, say it!  Whether it's on Yelp, Amazon, Createspace, Expedia, Travelocity, you name it...if you like it, please leave a good review! Not one based on the packaging, or the shipping, but based on the actual product...

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X is for X Marks the Spot #atozchallenge

In other words, leave a road map for people and for yourself. Tell people what you want and tell yourself - if it's a mystery spend some time figuring it out. Have a goal to strive for - aim for the X and let other people know what your goals are. It's a kindness to...

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W is for Whisper and Wait #atozchallenge

In a nod to my highly sensitive brothers and sisters who have sensitivities to sound and processing difficulties - today the way to be kind is to whisper...and wait. Whisper... because while something might not be considered loud to you, it may sound like a herd of...

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V is for Visit #atozchallenge

Everyone is so busy these days...the most valuable commodity that we can trade is our time.  So...visiting a sick friend, a mom with a new baby, a relative who doesn't get out much...or anyone else for that matter is a kindness.  And when you visit these...

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U is for Unpack #atozchallenge

  Everyone has baggage. Instead of saying someone has too much...help them unpack. It's a kindness.   For more on the A to Z Challenge, please go HERE. Stay tuned during the month of April to see other ways in which you can incorporate kindness into your...

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T is Treat Others How You Would Be Treated #atozchallenge

There are a smattering of different sayings that mean basically this but it all boils down to the core... What kind of imprint do you want to leave on this planet when you're gone? Do you like it when people open the door for you? Do that for others -- set the...

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