Girl Talk Series #3-Grandma’s Gallon Jar

Candy blogs: My grandparents used to keep a gallon jar on the dresser in their bedroom. As a child, I lived with them for two years around the ages of 7-8. I watched that jar slowly fill up with quarters. (I’m thinking that they kept their other change to give me to wrap up inContinue reading “Girl Talk Series #3-Grandma’s Gallon Jar”

Girl Talk Series: #2 No One Likes a Skinny Santa

Candy blogs: Are you a hurried, harried working mom? My heart goes out to you. I was one for 22 years. I recognize the weary look in your eyes. I remember that deep sigh as you were about to walk in the door from work. “Buck up,” you tell yourself. “No relaxing for you yet.”Continue reading “Girl Talk Series: #2 No One Likes a Skinny Santa”

Check Your ‘In Basket’

Candy blogs: Can you relate to this statement? “Remind yourself that when you die, your “IN BASKET” won’t be empty.” Here is the full quote: “Remind yourself that when you die, your “IN BASKET” won’t be empty. Our obsession with our to-do list is not temporary. We try to convince ourselves that once we getContinue reading “Check Your ‘In Basket’”

Ponder the Season

Candy blogs: “I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:10-11 I have so been enjoying this Christmas season. Have you? I really believe it’s because, as a friendContinue reading “Ponder the Season”

Self Care: do you practice it?

Stop right now and take a moment to become aware of your physical body. Are you uncomfortable? Are you hungry? How do your feet feel in your shoes? Bra strap? Do you smell nice? Is your skin scratchy? Do you feel fatigued? Got a torn nail that is driving you crazy? Are your shoulders tense?Continue reading “Self Care: do you practice it?”