There’s No Place Like Home – Free Printable

Home sweet home - a colorful printable for your home!

As I mentioned in my previous post, I have just discovered how much I enjoy creating printables. So today I have a new printable for you – a little colorful addition to your home. We all know there is no place like home, so this printable aims to make your nest a little cozier and … Read more

Breathe In, Breathe Out – Free Printable

Breathe in breathe out - free printable. Motivational/inspirational printable. Instant download.

Life can be hectic sometimes. It can sweep you up and make you forget about all the small beautiful things around you. With that in mind, I have a gift for you today. Or for the day when you will need a little encouragement. We all need to be reminded more to breathe deeply and to … Read more

6 Things To Do When You Are Low on Willpower

What do you do when you feel low on willpower? When you just don't have it in you to put the cookie aside and make a healthy choice instead. I have some good news for you: you're not alone. It turns out that willpower is a limited mental resource and there are a few things you can do to replenish it. Read about the 6 things you can do when you are low on willpower.

Willpower. That mysterious force that drives us to build our dream career, eat a salad instead of a cupcake, read interesting books instead of mindlessly watching TV, exercise, show endless patience while raising our children and much more. Basically, it’s the force that helps us make the right choices and reach our goals, whichever they … Read more

How the 4 Rules of Improvisation Can Make You a Fun Parent

How The 4 Rules of Improvisation can make you a fun parent. A lesson inspired by Tina Fey's "Bossypants"

During my past few years of adulthood, I feel like I partially lost the ability to play. Every time I watched kids play, my mind drew a blank when it came to getting involved in their games.

The only thing that I was capable of doing was to smile and say “That’s nice” a lot. Does that make me fun? I sure do hope so!

Recently, I just took a break from reading parenting books to read Tina Fey’s book “Bossypants“.

Among other things, she writes about how she used to be an actor working for an improvisation theater. She walks the reader through the rules of improvisation in the chapter called “Tina Fey’s Rules of Improvisation That Will Change Your Life and Reduce Belly Fat*”. Sounds promising, right?

And while I was reading this chapter I thought – wait a minute. These would work great with kids! If anyone loves improvising, it’s definitely children.

How The 4 Rules of Improvisation can make you a fun parent. A lesson inspired by Tina Fey's "Bossypants"

So here are the four rules that I’ll try to work on from now on:

1.Agree and say YES!

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How Underlying Commitments Are Sabotaging Your Goals

How Underlying Commitments Are Sabotaging Your Goals. Find out what's keeping you back from reaching your objectives and make a change.

Have you ever decided you were going to start a healthy diet? Maybe you were planning to lose weight, or complete a sugar-free month challenge, or prevent a health issue, or maybe you were at the beginning of a “New Year. New You”. Then, one day, you passed by that pink, bubbly, amazingly smelling cupcake … Read more