*I had planned to post this on New Year’s Eve, alas sickness took hold of our home, and instead we are posting it now! The year 2015 has come to a close. What an amazing year! I always love to sit down and reflect on the previous year on New Year’s Eve. There is something so incredibly satisfying to go through a list of questions for me and really think about all the important … [Read more...] about A New Year’s Eve Reflection and Looking Ahead to the New Year
I participated in an Ambassador Activation on behalf of Influence Central for WaterWipes. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Is it just me, or does there seem to be a lot of judgement revolving around motherhood? There are so many different ways in which to parent your children, and only you know the best … [Read more...] about What if we change the conversation?
Several years ago I was looking for something fun and exciting to do for Advent with my kids. We started the Elf on the Shelf tradition – although our Elf is not mischievous at all, she just hides about the house, and my kids love to look for her. They will write her little notes; they will draw her pictures, talk to her, and explain what has been going on in their lives. It is … [Read more...] about Two of my Favorite Christmas Traditions!
I am a member of the U.S. Cellular #BetterMoments Blogger Brigade. This is a sponsored post on behalf of U.S. Cellular. As always, the opinions are all my own! I think we can all agree that most people own some sort of wireless device these days! I know that my iPhone is pretty much glued to me all the time. And I think that most of us know someone who loves … [Read more...] about Top 4 Gifts for the Techie in your Life! #BetterMoments
This post contains affiliate links. If you click on the link and make a purchase, I receive a small commission. This is at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting Townsend House! On Monday I talked about how even if you are on a budget, you can still practice self-care. However, once in a while, it is definitely OK to splurge on yourself! For me, I have a hard … [Read more...] about 31 Days – Splurge!
It seems like such an easy thing, saying no. However, I think that saying no is probably one of the hardest things to say today. There is always someone that needs help, help baking for an activity at your child’s school, a party to go to, a committee that needs more members; but when you are saying yes to these activities, you have to say no to something. What is that something? I … [Read more...] about 31 Days – Saying No