Daily gratitude

Daily gratitude

If you do not have a daily gratitude practice, this is a good time to start. You can do a moment, or five minutes. You can write, or just pause and reflect. You can do this in the morning, or just before bed, or when a designated timer goes off on your phone. But try...
The mindfulness snow break

The mindfulness snow break

Today’s Parent posted an article describing 10 ways for kids to practice mindfulness. My favorite is the “snow break”, in in which you lie down and imagine that snow is falling on top of you. When you’re covered in snow, you’re done. Not...
June week 2

June week 2

This week we have several prompts reminding us to change out some décor for the upcoming summer season. If you have string lights (also known as fairy lights or Christmas lights) that are suitable for summer, get them out now. Pastel lights or white lights are pretty...
Bath Fizzies

Bath Fizzies

Make your own bath fizzies. It is fun! (affiliate links ahead) This is the recipe that I use that works great. They dry hard with no cracks. This does require citric acid, which not everyone has on hand. I already did have it on hand when I started making this...
Sleep Headphones

Sleep Headphones

Make a very small investment in a pair of sleep headphones. (Affiliate links ahead!) They currently start around $18. You can fall asleep to meditations or peaceful music. The ones I personally use are here. I have used these for years and I really like them.  My kids...
A Non-Traditional Mother’s Day

A Non-Traditional Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is tomorrow in the United States.If you enjoy Mother’s Day and celebrate it, you don’t need any ideas from me. However, not everyone enjoys or celebrates a traditional Mother’s Day. If that’s the case for you, then read on, because you might still enjoy...