I told myself that starting today I will no longer use time as an excuse. We’ve all heard it said before that people make time for the things that are important to them. Most days I feel as though I did not accomplish the things that I really wanted to. I’ve heard myself say for years “I just don’t have enough time for that”. I realized that I am the only person that can change this, so I am starting today. I’m tired of justifying why I don’t have time to do the things I really love and enjoy. The…

In January of 2017 I sat down and decided to write out my personal goals for the new year. I knew that I wanted it to be more than just a simple resolution. I wanted to spend some time and effort on creating meaningful and intentional goals for myself and my family. I spent some time researching different methods for setting goals and I decided it would be best to break them up into categories. I eventually decided on four different categories of importance and selected one goal in each area. Over the course of 2017 I’ve looked back at…

As we prepare to send our kids back to school next week, I can’t help but think of how much we are required to do during this time of year as parents. So many expectations are placed on us to make the first day perfect. Every year this process kicks off with the school supply list. Often times we will have to go to multiple stores to find the items that are needed. Rarely does it occur that all of the items we need are in one store! Next comes shopping for school clothes. I have children that fall on…