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‘My 5 & 5 Addiction’ Series – Day 5

My 5 & 5 addiction series

Monday I shared that I have five addictions – some healthy, some not.  I’m not ashamed of any of them, and, in fact, I’d like to share them with you!

Join me this week as I reveal the five big addicting categories and the top five loves within those categories.  I’ll call it my ‘My Five 5’s’.

Read my first addiction here.

Read my second addiction here.

Read my third addiction here.

Read my fourth addiction here.

And don’t forget to check out additional links at the bottom of all the series’ posts!

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‘My 5 & 5 Addiction’ Series – Day 3

My 5 & 5 addiction series

Monday I shared that I have five addictions – some healthy, some not.  I’m not ashamed of any of them, and, in fact, I’d like to share them with you!

Join me this week as I reveal the five big addicting categories and the top five loves within those categories.  I’ll call it my ‘My Five 5’s’.

Read my first addiction here.

Read my second addiction here.

And don’t forget to check out additional links at the bottom of all the series’ posts!

Continue reading ‘My 5 & 5 Addiction’ Series – Day 3

How I taught my kids about the Chinese New Year

January 31 makes the start of the Chinese New Year and the start of the lunar year.  This year is the Chinese Year of the Horse.  There is much history and tradition behind the Chinese New Year which can be found in the link below.

While I am not Chinese, and do not celebrate this is holiday, it does remind me of a book I read aloud to my children.  It is written by Kevin Henkes and titled “The Year of Billy Miller”. 

the Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes
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Setting Personal Boundaries!

When I was first confronted with the term ‘setting boundaries’, I was not so sure I understood what that person was saying.  I mean, I’m not completely ignorant, so I knew what ‘boundaries’ meant, but what does ‘setting boundaries’ mean?

When I searched ‘setting boundaries term’ there were many, many results.  All of them pointed to the same thing:

Setting boundaries is a positive, healthy necessity in one’s life which will empower and raise confidence in one self.

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