Keep It

Giving can be defined as providing love or other emotional support; caring. Have you ever given your love or time away? I give mine away every day. It is one of the greatest gifts you can give. When you give a piece of yourself, you are leaving others with your love, your smiles, your truths, your kindness, your values, your thoughtfulness — you are leaving them with you. Giving your love, time, and attention to others is giving a piece of yourself. There is no greater gift. I read this yesterday and thought I’d share it. “If you gave them […]

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4 Quick Life Lessons

Ever having a day when it seems like everything is just falling apart? Things may be overwhelming and stressful, but you can get through it. Prioritize you – your sleep, your nutrition, and your daily habits. I cannot emphasize this enough. You have to take care of yourself. Learn to control your thoughts. Are you overthinking? If so, write. Write down what is bothering you. Get it out of your system. Are you underthinking? If so, read. Read a book. Read about something you want to learn about or read a book that will let your mind escape. If you […]

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For My Boys

Over the past few weeks, many lessons have been taught in my home. So as graduation approaches and the potential for one moving out, I question – have I taught my boys enough? Have I instilled good values in them? Have I taught them to be amazing adults – smart, kind and respectful adults? This was my job as their parent. After much thought, here are most of the things I want my boys to remember. Hold the door open for people. Don’t trust everyone. Don’t not trust anyone. Be light in your heart and steady on your feet. Think […]

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Life lessons

Have you ever thought about the life lessons you have learned? Or the life lessons you have taught your children? Someone posted this the other day, and I felt it worthy to pass along. Life lessons from an 80 year old man. Have a firm handshake. Look people in the eye. Sing in the shower. Own a great stereo system. If in a fight, hit first and hit hard. Keep secrets. Never give up on anybody. Miracles happen every day. Always accept an outstretched hand. Be brave. Even if you are not, pretend to be. No one can tell the […]

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