Just Do the Next Thing {A Fresh Start}

{ Fresh Start Series: Action Trumps Intention ~ The Mom Voice ~  Early to Bed, Early to Rise ~ Get Some Help ~ Try Something New ~ Say Yes! ~ Preparing for Pregnancy ~  Better Late Than Never ~ Pick Five ~ Make Time for Family Fun ~ Breathe ~ The Most Important Meal ~  Make a (Menu) Plan ~ Get Moving ~ The Family Dinner ~ Lighten Up ~ Go to Bed With a Clean Slate ~ Just Say No … [Read more...]

Early to Bed, Early to Rise {A Fresh Start}

Growing up, I remember stumbling down the stairs at 7am at my grandparents' farm after spending the night, only to be greeted with laughter and, "The day's half over!"  I suppose for dairy farmers who are feeding and milking cattle at 4am, the day really was half over. I am not a dairy farmer.  Ugh.  This whole early to bed, early to rise things haunts me.  I know beyond … [Read more...]

Try Something New {A Fresh Start}

{ Fresh Start Series: Say Yes! ~ Preparing for Pregnancy ~  Better Late Than Never ~ Pick Five ~ Make Time for Family Fun ~ Breathe ~ The Most Important Meal ~  Make a (Menu) Plan ~ Get Moving ~ The Family Dinner ~ Lighten Up ~ Go to Bed With a Clean Slate ~ Just Say No ~ Use It Up ~ Unplug ~ Do Over ~  Hydrate ~ Smile ~  Snack Smart ~ First, Gratitude } “Insanity: doing … [Read more...]

Better Late Than Never {A Fresh Start}

{ Fresh Start Series: Pick Five ~ Make Time for Family Fun ~ Breathe ~ The Most Important Meal ~  Make a (Menu) Plan ~ Get Moving ~ The Family Dinner ~ Lighten Up ~ Go to Bed With a Clean Slate ~ Just Say No ~ Use It Up ~ Unplug ~ Do Over ~  Hydrate ~ Smile ~  Snack Smart ~ First, Gratitude } This post should have gone up last night or this morning.  Whoops!  Better late … [Read more...]

Make Time for Family Fun with the #GlobieFamily {A Fresh Start}

On our January calendar is a day marked "Surprise!"  Our children feign disdain, "I hate it when you write 'surprise'!  Why can't you just tell us?!" but they know something fun is coming up.  ;) We're a sports-loving family, and the kids will go nuts when we show up at a big arena and the Harlem Globetrotters take the court!  (I can't wait!)  I just need to figure … [Read more...]