Category Archives: Self

Reading is one of those hobbies that many of us wish we could say we had, yet we feel that we simply do not have the time for it. It’s an easy hobby to take up though, and just about everyone can get into it if they can find what works for them and which […]

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For many young people (and even older people), learning to budget is something that proves to be incredibly difficult. There are all sorts of tools out there that are designed to help ordinary people be able to gain some control in their financial situation, but it can begin to feel overwhelming and complicated. For this […]

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Have you ever wanted to do something, and never done it? Sometimes, for whatever reason, there are these THINGS that we just want to do. It may not make sense, you may sound crazy to others when you announce your intent – whatever it is, we let others decide if we are going to do […]

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The other day I was walking through our hall and overhead my sweet 11 year old daughter talking to her friend. What I heard stopped me in my tracks! My sweet loving, adorable daughter was telling her friend that she felt like she was fat! Her words cut me to the core. One of my […]

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Do you ever mess up and swear you’ll never do it again? Kinley showed me this video of Jordan yesterday, and I about died! I couldn’t believe that he’s grown up so much since we adopted him, almost five years ago. And boy, isn’ he cute?! I remember that little stinker pooping on the floor […]

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  Have you ever stopped to think how incredible it is that you have a video camera within arm’s reach right now? You may have the capability to capture video with the very device you are using to read this article! Advances in video technology have made video so accessible and easy to use. So […]

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I remember when I was young, spending time with my Grandpa. He always built relationships with each grandchild, and not one of us ever left his presence without feeling uplifted and better about ourselves. His big booming voice welcomed us, as he called us by name. “Janae! Come sit by me and tell me what […]

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I often wish I could watch my life, as if it were a movie. No doubt, it would be a beautiful, painful, exhilarating, emotional and intense experience. I think we don’t give ourselves enough credit, for just living. Living is hard, and living around other people that are trying to live, is hard. We are […]

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Perhaps you have been told throughout your life to keep a journal, but try as you might, you just cannot seem to get the motivation to keep one up. Perhaps the idea has never interested you, or maybe writing is not your forte and you feel foolish. You could even be a really good journal […]

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