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When Negative Thoughts Consume You

When Negative Thoughts Consume You

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed and get social with me on Facebook and Twitter. Peek at my Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube. Check out my online resume here: LinkedIN. It happens to the best of us. We get stressed out, overwhelmed, place too much upon our shoulders and then it hits us … negative thoughts. Once you start to allow one negative thought into your mind, it opens the door to fully draining you emotionally and physically. While I know all too well that negative thoughts can consume and divide you from those

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5 Road Trip Packing Essentials

5 Road Trip Packing Essentials

Road trips are a rite of passage and an adventure.  They offer opportunities to throw caution to the wind and also opportunities to be practical.  No matter how fancy or basic your accommodations during your road trip, packing can help you avoid annoyances or even disaster.  These are five things you should pack for a safe, fun road trip adventure: Wireless Chargers A wireless car charger is the most important item you need on your road trip.  It is the most versatile and life-saving of the Items from TYLT.  This wireless portable phone charger runs on magnets and does not

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Colorful Rhinestone Stickers-As Seen on The Today Show – SitckerBeans™ Giveaway

Colorful Rhinestone Stickers-As Seen on The Today Show – SitckerBeans™ Giveaway

I received StickerBeans™ for free to conduct both a review of my personal opinion on said product as well as to host a giveaway for my readers to enjoy these products too. These fun designs of stickers to #blingyoruthings and #styleyourstuff have been featured on Live with Kelly! as well as the Today Show. StickerBeans™ have started to catch stardom, not just by their shine but by their fun decor pieces that you can use on binders, laptop cases, and other storage areas. I know my own kids love decorating their notebooks for back to school season and StickerBeans™ will

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Let’s Have Some Utter Nonsense Fun

Let’s Have Some Utter Nonsense Fun

I received this Utter Nonsense Family Edition for free, all opinions are that of my own based on experiencing this game at home. Read about how much we love this game and find out where to purchase … Utter Nonsense is the brain child of two sibling entrepreneurs and is now available in Target. Tim and Shannon Swindle are brother and sister. They are the creators of Utter Nonsense, but after much feedback from parents they decided to up the ante with a Family Edition of Utter Nonsense. This was a brilliant idea. About Utter Nonsense Family Edition Utter Nonsense: Family

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How to Make a Confident Decision to Be Happier

How to Make a Confident Decision to Be Happier

When everything is tumbling down and you’ve come to realize that perhaps it’s your environment playing a toll on your mood, what do you do? Well there are many things you can do but I will say that the first step is to stop beating yourself up over having been an active part in creating this environment. We all make mistakes, we all make decisions based on what seem best, and we all have to deal with things that change. People change, circumstances change and events happen that can lead us into a negative environment. It’s simply part of life.

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A Dog Is A Man’s Best Friend, So Treat It That Way!

A Dog Is A Man’s Best Friend, So Treat It That Way!

Link It’s a cliché, but it is true: there aren’t many animals that are as good to people as dogs. And, owners almost always respond in kind. After all, a pet lover doesn’t want to see their dog suffer in any way. Still, that doesn’t mean that your pooch is one-hundred percent happy. Sure, it may not show any signs of discontentedness as life may be good at the moment. However, there is always room to make it better and your dog happier in the process. If this sounds like something you would like, here’s how to take it to

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Awesome Advice For Taking Little Ones On Vacation

Awesome Advice For Taking Little Ones On Vacation

Pic Link Are you planning on going on a vacation with your little baby or toddler? A lot of people say that you should stop vacationing when you have a baby until they are older, but this is nonsense. You can still go on vacations with babies and toddlers. You just have to make sure you are prepared and that you are taking the right steps to ensure that your dream vacation doesn’t become a complete nightmare. Sweet Dreams It is worth thinking about whether your baby will be able to sleep in the hotel or wherever you are staying.

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Things To Consider Before You Get The Family Puppy

Things To Consider Before You Get The Family Puppy

Picture Source Finally getting the family puppy is an exciting moment. You’ve mulled over the decision for a while, but the cries of your children have finally won out and that little voice of childlike wonder within you has finally said, “go on – just do it”. Of course, deciding to get a puppy is a big step but it’s only the first step of many. Inviting your dog into your home is a big change not just for you and your family but for the dog itself. It’s important that you’re both prepared for this new adventure. Here are

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How to Have a Rockin’ Summer Break

How to Have a Rockin’ Summer Break

Being a work from home professional during summer break isn’t easy! We are stuck in the house more often than not and have kids around more often than not. Anyone who knows me knows that I adore being a Mom. I absolutely love my trio and enjoy being the one who helps them grow. No matter how much you love your kids, you still have to get work done to support the family. So how do you balance a bit of fun without spending a ton of cash, for after all summer break means I don’t work as many hours

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