Goals | Self Improvement

Sometimes Success Looks Like Failure

We live in a perfect world. A world that rewards perfect and only perfect. The world’s filled with beautiful ideas, shared in awe by others while the ‘Pinterest fails’ are shared in mockery and mirth. As adults, we often belittle ourselves and, in some cases, others, when we make mistakes. So often we hear words […]

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Goals | Self Improvement

Embarrassment, Failure, Growth

Recently, I submitted some of my artwork to the Strathcona County Art Gallery@501. I hoped people would like my work. I hoped the county would buy my art to display. I hoped for a lot of things, but beneath, and on top of, that hope something else whispered to me. Something whispered that I wasn’t […]

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Goals | Self Care

Self Development

When Ella was a new baby, Ryan and I attended a parenting conference, I couldn’t tell you much about it now, except for one speaker. I barely┬árecall her name, Ivy Shawl Song (or something like that), I don’t know anything about her, but she had a very powerful message. She said in order for a […]

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Spreading Abundance Around

When we travel to Walt Disney World Resort, we love to stay on property, we purchase the dining plan, usually deluxe, and let Disney take care of everything. Our vacation is so relaxed, full of joy, and magic. But one of the things we love best is spreading a little pixie dust on others. We […]

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Adventure | Goals

Pride and Accomplishment

The past week’s brought so much to us! We weren’t sure what to expect when we stopped using our second vehicle, but we wanted to try. We’ve now walked or biked to almost everything this week. I did use the other van to run to Costco when we had unexpected, but very welcome, company, and […]

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Adventure | Finances

Change and Mindset

There’s a difference between wanting to make a change in your life and thinking you should make a change in life. In the first instance you want to make a change, in the second an external force encourages change. When an external force wants you to change, it’s a lot harder. Sometimes you dig your […]

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Self Care | Uncategorized

Self Care Leads to Unforgettable

While waiting for a flight to take off, the flight attendants go over the safety instructions. “In the event the oxygen masks drop from the ceiling, put the mask over your own face before helping your companions. You cannot help anyone if you’re unconscious.” It makes sense. And it’s something many parents need to remember […]

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