Need A Better Attitude This Winter? Try This!

Written by Lisa @ This Pilgrim Life, Contributing Writer  The same thing happens every year. The temperature start to dip. The wind changes from a refreshing breeze to a biting chill. Enter more gray skies. Less color. Less sunshine. More grump. At first, it's fun to break out the sweaters, the scarves, and the boots. We are ready for a change and welcome the seasonal shift without much complaining. But after the holidays, when January and February come, you are likely dealing with … [Read more...]

Tips For Eating Healthy During The Holidays

Written by Kari @ Kari Newsom Contributing Writer  It’s that time of year again. As a Health and Nutrition Coach, I always have people ask me for some tips on how to successfully celebrate special occasions without completely going off the deep end when it comes time to eat. The first and most important thing I always tell people is this: ENJOY THE CELEBRATION!!! All to often we try so hard to do ‘the right thing’ about the whole ‘eating during the holiday’ issue, that we actually … [Read more...]

Cultivating a Grateful Attitude

Written by Karen @ To Work With My Hands, Contributing Writer With Thanksgiving coming up soon, people usually begin thinking more about having a grateful attitude. While that's a good thing, it shouldn't be reserved for a single weekend each year.  Although we may not want to admit it, our typical attitude tends toward ingratitude. Perhaps we wouldn't label it that way, but when we find ourselves complaining, always striving for more, or being generally dissatisfied with … [Read more...]

Getting Back To The Basics Of Life

Written by Contributing Writer, Kelly @ Eyes On The Source As I write this I am preparing for a missions trip with two of my three boys.  By the time you read this we will be back already :-)  I'll put together an update post about the trip that you can find over on my blog. I am looking forward to this opportunity, especially for my 9 year old son.  We live in a society where even those of us with very little have so much more than the rest of the world.  We are … [Read more...]

Thank You Notes from Littles

Written by KT @ One Organic Mama, Contributing Writer Want to encourage thankfulness in your little ones? We started writing thank you notes early.  The kids would decorate paper with crayons or finger paint, and I would write the note and talk to them about what they liked about each gift. This year, my 4 year old is ready to contribute (a little) to the writing process!  He is having fun practicing letters and loved writing his own note to Santa this year!  Imagine my surprise when he … [Read more...]