Encouragement When Life Threw a Curve Ball

Encouragement Comes Just at the Right Moment

written by Jessica Shackelford

Have you ever “met” someone, a virtual influencer, that you instantly felt a connection to? I was first introduced to Amy Roberts while enjoying the Hip Homeschool Moms conference calls on Google Hangouts. This year, I was excited to see that Amy has a podcast called Raising Arrows. Since I have children that are close to her kids’ ages, as well as our commonality of homeschooling and managing a household, I instantly binge listened to the all of her podcasts.

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It Only Takes a Moment to Make a Moment

It only takes a moment to make a moment.

Hold on hon…
I’ll be there in a minute…
Not right now…
Go ask your brother to help you…

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A Friend Who Hold Your Hand Through the Pain

A Friend Holds On To Help Hold You Up

 

Have you ever gone through a really tough time in your life? Like times when you want to crawl into bed and never get out? It is times like that, that you have your best friend there to hold your hand. Times when it seems like the only thing that is keeping you going is that phone call from a friend, an encouraging text, a fun girl’s night or just a good talk at a coffee shop! friend Continue reading

Have Elderly Relatives? 4 Things They Need to Stay in Good Mental Health

Have Elderly Relatives? 4 Things They Need to Stay in Good Mental Health

About 16 percent of Americans over the age of 65 are clinically depressed. Signs of clinical depression often include a shortage of energy, inability to sleep, incapacity to concentrate and a lack of appetite. If you think an elderly relative is suffering from poor mental health, then here are some things you may want to consider doing to help.

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Learning How to Walk Again – Life Lessons

Learning How to Walk Again

A little over a year ago one of life’s unexpected turns found its way into my life. Just from stepping off the curb the wrong way, I have had a year worth of pain following a very extensive surgery on my ankle. Sometimes, life will throw curveballs when you least expect it. There have been a lot of lessons learned throughout my healing time. During physical therapy today, the therapist made a comment that got me thinking not just about my ankle but about life in general. I’d like to share with you one of the many lessons that have come out of the situation with my ankle and learning how to walk again.

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