15 Amazing Love Quotes

15 Amazing Love Quotes

If you know anything about me and my story, you know that a few months after I met my husband we said, “I Do.”  You also know that after I found out I was pregnant 2 months later, I was scared and confused so I tried to push Tim away. I thank God every day for his strength, humility, and long suffering because being able to share my life with someone who “gets me” is a truly amazing thing.

Become a Better Parent This Summer

Become a Better Parent This Summer

Summer is a great time to reconnect with your kids and get mentally ready for the school year ahead. Raising kids is awesome. They can make you laugh with their hilariousness. They can make you melt with their cuteness. They can inspire you with their kindness.

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words: How About Infographics?

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words: How About Infographics?

If you are a blogger, online marketer, or a web designer, you must have come across infographics and heard about their effectiveness. They are said to be some of the best education and engagement tools, as they help you simplify the content and make it easy to consume and understand. If you haven’t managed to get your head around designing infographics yet, below you will find a few reasons why you should make an effort.

The Balancing Act: Dealing With Multiple Kids’ Routines

The Balancing Act: Dealing With Multiple Kids’ Routines

You bring them into the world, swear to look after them always, and then they get all independent. Who the heck do these kids think they are, right?! The amazing thing about children is their ability to mix neediness with a self-sufficient lifestyle.

4 Ways Your Student Can Avoid the “Summer Slide”

4 Ways Your Student Can Avoid the “Summer Slide”

Summer learning loss happens in two ways: forgetting what we’ve learned and not making any progress over the break. Research has shown that students can forget 25-30 percent of what they’ve learned. It can be difficult to balance the need for our learners to decompress AND keep up with everything they should do to prepare for school again.

Creating the Ultimate Outdoor Movie Night

Creating the Ultimate Outdoor Movie Night

Memories are made in the summertime! At least that’s how it’s always been in my family. Everyone has more free time, is a little more relaxed, and is in a better mood when it’s beautiful outsid

MARKETING DECISIONS: ARE YOU ON THE FENCE?

MARKETING DECISIONS: ARE YOU ON THE FENCE?

Marketing and advertising isn’t what it used to be. The environment has shifted from TV, radio, newspapers, and magazines as the predominant go-to for local advertisement, to being the supplement. If you’re on the fence over your marketing decisions, your questions might be, “What is the most effective marketing channel?”

Food, Fun, and Lake Norman

Food, Fun, and Lake Norman

Throughout my career, I have been on many staff retreats. I even had the pleasure of planning some of them. Many were onsite and some were offsite. There is one thing for sure; they were all great opportunities to escape the day-to-day hustle and bustle of my work, and well spent time bonding with my co-workers. This year I had the pleasure of visiting Lake Norman with my team, whom I proudly call my second family.

The Reformer

The Reformer

According to my test results, Ones are generally ethical, conscientious, serious, sensible, idealistic, responsible, orderly, self-disciplined, and feel personally obligated to improve themselves and their world.  Which was easy for me to confirm to be true. However, the traits that were a little more hard to swallow included judgmental, opinionated, sarcastic, impatient, critical (and self-critical), and perfectionistic.

5 Ways Healthy Gut Makes A Healthy Brain

5 Ways Healthy Gut Makes A Healthy Brain

The idiom “trust your gut” means relying on intuition, rather than thoughtful, deep analysis, to make a decision. But research shows there is actually a tangible connection between gut health and brain health, and that linkage can affect emotions and cognitive processing.