A couple of weeks ago right before we rang in the new year, my dining room table was covered in markers, crayons and magazines, and the air was swirling with new dreams, goals and ambitions.
My kids, husband and I were creating vision boards for 2016. We spent an hour or so pondering, laughing, and wishing big. (Some markers were fought over too – we’re still working on patience and sharing in my house.)
As we went around the table sharing our desires for 2016, I notice
Helloooo and happy new year! I hope you enjoyed the last couple of weeks. I know I did. Hectic schedules and carpool were replaced with late family breakfasts, games, catching up with family and friends and lots of cozy pajama wearing. It was a much-needed break, but I’m pretty sure I heard a collective sigh from all the mamas in the ‘hood as the school bell rang starting a new semester of learning. (Did you hear it, too?)
It’s good to be back in a routine. And with a new
A new year is upon us, which typically means we sit down and focus on what goals we want to achieve and the direction we want to take with our lives in the upcoming year.
The intention of writing resolutions for the New Year can be a beautiful practice. Taking the time to intentionally serve what is in our hearts and make a list of what we want to do is both grounding and nurturing.
But there is also another practice, which is equally as beautiful, if not more so, and t