Parenting Advice

Parenting is its own kind of craftmanship- Ben Napler

Let kids touch the breakables really- Vern Yip

Let kids order their own ice cream -Rick Steves

When I was five years old, my father brought a small farm where we raised a menagerie of creatures “Learn how to treat animals well, and you will treat people well ‘he’d say. Living with animals taught us kindness, respect, dignity, and made us aware of how little time we have here, so fill it with pats on the head and belly rubs. DR. Tricia Earley

Stay true to who you are and what’s coming from the inside. The rest will follow. Holly Williams

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The Experience

One of my favorite holiday traditions of the last few years has been forgoing tangible Christmas gifts in favor of purchasing a shared experience. With that in mind. I have been buying my mom, sister and myself a wreathmaking class in early December it’s a long afternoon of crafting and chitchatting and we each go home with a beautiful wreath. It becomes something we look forward to every year, and no one misses the packages on Christmas morning. —  Katy Kiick.

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Beauty Perspective

Taking care of your mental and physical health. Resilience and balance are crucial -Mind Le Brock

My beauty routine feels more connected to myself care practice. I’m prioritizing natural products that have a therapeutic experience, from body oils to face mask. – Trinity Mouzon Wofford

Keep it simple: Hydrate. Find what you like and stick to it. Accept your age and your flaws. – Pamela Hanson

Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others as I embark on this new venture of “positively purging”, as I know each of these pieces represents something…

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Holiday Recyle

  • Don’t discount small savings. DIY your cards, reuse old gift bags, or turn old newspapers into wrapping paper. It’s what’s inside that counts.
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Rethink your Gifting Traditions

Rethink your gifting traditions. A lot of people’s finances have been impacted over the past couple of years. Consider a white elephant or Secret Santa exchange to pare down the number of people on your list.

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