Gratitude Project 2013 – Day 8 – Be Grateful for Children

Gratitude Project 2013 - Day 8 of 30Gratitude Thought for the DayI have officially been a mother for over half of my life. 21 years ago this past Tuesday, my first daughter was born....more

Gratitude Project 2013 – Day 7 – Show Your Appreciation!

I want to take just a minute to wish a very happy 8th birthday to our beautiful daughter, Arielle! Love you, baby girl!Gratitude Project 2013 - Day 7 of 30...more

Gratitude Project 2013 – Day 4 – Be Grateful for Hardships

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Gratitude Project 2013 – Day 2 of 30

Gratitude Thought for the DayOne of the things that I love about living in a rural area is that we get to live in and with nature. When we lived in the city it was possible to find it… but we had to work at it. Even in the city, though, we can bring the beauty of nature into our homes with plants, potted herbs and vegetables…...more

Gratitude Project 2013 – Day 1 – Gratitude is Good For You!

Gratitude Thought for the Day Did you know that being a more grateful person can actually improve your health? A Wall Street Journal article from 2010 summed up the research by saying: ...more

Feelin' the gratitude ... and it feels like aching muscles

Peeps. Blogmuffins. Youz guys (shout out, Jersey!). Momma is tired.But I have promises to keep. To you. To me. To the blogosphere. So here I sit.Besides, there is true gratitude to share today. I spent the day helping my older sister -- a single momma for more than eight years now -- move into a house she just bought by herself.She did it.My elder sis has gone through many of the same financial struggles that I'm now facing. Yet today, I backed up a moving truck into her driveway* and we loaded her things into her new house....more

Day One: 30 Days of Gratitude

Joe's gratitude:   ...more