Month: January 2020

How reading to your child is beneficial, and prepares them for adult life.

When my kids were little, I would go to the library and check out many books and read to them. I loved having the library as a free resource. I loved reading to my little children. It made us close, and we learned at the same time. It create a strong bond between us, and …

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What to do if you have periodontal disease, and how to maintain dental health.

Since I had my daughter I developed periodontal disease, which is where your gums receded. I was just so sick when I was pregnant with her. You can read that story here. My dentist told me I had periodontal disease. Your gums receded at different levels. Stage 1: is 1-2 millimeters of gum recession is gingivitis. …

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Actions speak louder than words.

Your beliefs don’t make you a better person, your behavior does. Don’t let what you say and what you do be two different things. Integrity is what you do when no one is looking. Apply what you know, and use your gifts and talents. Apply yourself. Help people. Always remember to have boundaries and balance. …

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My Daughter is an amazing artist.

Her drawings are incredible. She just amazes me. Her father and I cannot draw, but her Grandma, my Mom, is an amazing artist as well. I think she has a chance at being an artist. I have asked her if she wants to sell her art on Etsy someday. Here drawings are below. She drew …

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Remember to make the most out of what you have.

“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson I love this quote. This quote reminds me that I do not need perfect circumstances in order to achieve my dreams. You don’t need a certain amount of money to be happy. You don’t need …

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Don’t try to be perfect…

This leads to depression, and possibly giving up. With practice you will get better, and remember no one is perfect. You don’t have to be perfect in order to achieve. Always be true to yourself, and be your best “you”. “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do …

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How to get rid of bed bugs by yourself, without spending thousands on an exterminator.

This blog post contains affiliate links from Amazon.com. I get a small commission through qualifying purchase made through this site. A friend at work asked me if I wanted a queen size bed. I thought to myself, why not? Free is free. I could give it to my daughter. I ignorantly agreed and I trusted …

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How to get rid of cockroaches without spending thousands on an exterminator.

How I got rid of my worst nightmare. So disgusting. This summer, I saw a bunch of bugs on the kitchen counter, I thought to myself… What are those? Then I kept seeing them. They were scary looking. Then I told my husband, “OMG, we have cockroaches”. He didn’t believe me. He is from Florida. …

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Book Review: “Where The Crawdads Sing”.

“Where The Crawdads Sing”, by Delia Owens  topped the The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers of 2019 for 27  weeks. Many people have told me it was the “best book they’ve ever read”. I agree that it was one of the best books that I have ever read. I give it 5 stars, and I recommend …

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How reading benefits your child. (The power of reading).

Promotes brain growth and development. Kids who read well, preform better in other subjects, not just literacy. Helps your child learn to be more empathetic. They better understand the emotions of others. Children who read well preform well on tests, including non-verbal tests. Develops vocabulary. Improves memory. Promotes analytic skills and thinking critically. Reading promotes …

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Learn and Grow. Expand your mind.

You never stop learning, and you can learn something new everyday! Do not be limited by thinking you know everything about your job, your partner, or what have you. You can better yourself constantly. You will learn and grow by learning to look at life through a different lens or perspective. You will grow by …

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“Not all those who wander are lost”…

“All that is gold does not glitter/ Not all those who wander are lost.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien Be more adventurous. Get out of your comfort zone. Get out of a rut, and mundane routine. Learn new things, and be free. Expand your understanding a grow. Get out of your comfort zone and live. Learn something …

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God uses the broken.

“Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners–of whom I am the worst”. ~ 1 Tim 1:15 Apostle Paul was broken and God used him in amazing ways to spread the gospel. He wrote many books in the New Testament. God does not need you …

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My pastor speaks out about anxiety and depression.

He speaks out about his anxiety and depression he had this summer. I had bad anxiety and depression this summer, so this hits home. Stop dealing with past hurts on your own, and don’t hold onto past hurts. Stop believing the lies of Satan. Stop hiding in the depths of anxiety and depression get help. …

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