It’s Monday. Before jumping headfirst into the week, why don’t we just take a moment to be joyful in this moment? As I consider all that is before me, and all behind me, I am left with one simple yet profound word. Grateful. The weekend did not go as planned. A little one had a fever so instead of a weekend […]

October 12, 2015

Too High or Too Low…Beware of Setting Irrational Holiday Expectations (and 6 Tips to Maintain a Realistic Mindset)

Joyful hosting

When we get excited for a holiday, it’s important not to have irrational expectations of friends and family. Tips for a realistic mindset. We’ve all done it. We develop expectations of our children, friends, family and of events only to be disappointed. It could be an event we’re attending, or one we’re hosting. It starts […]

December 19, 2014