Monthly Archives: May 2013

“Let’s all sing like the birdies sing”…nurturing lightness, brightness, laughter, playfulness and joy

~ ~ We have a family of  baby chickadees in one of our birdhouses… chirping….tweeting away… safely nestled inside that birdhouse… …lively voices… tweeting sweetly away! ~ Their sweet little chirps remind me of a playful song… sung along so … Continue reading

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The kinder we are with ourselves… the happier we’re going to be…and passing it along

~ ~ Perhaps some of us who tend to be “helpers” or “nurturers” may not be offering as much kindness or compassion to ourselves?  Maybe we’ve “misunderstood” or  misperceived, and think it’s  bit “selfish” or “self absorbed” to be more … Continue reading

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Offering nurturing to ourselves….with soothing, quiet moments

~~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Part of  “Nurturing Thursdays” from Becca Given’s Blog Other frequent contributors to Nurturing Thursdays Laurie’s Notes Wightrabbit’s Blog Crowing Crone Joss Inside … Continue reading

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“Believe in yourself….” a mother’s wish

~ A mother’s wish for her child… a mother’s wish for every child “believe in yourself…” ~ ~ A special poem by hugmamma…“Believe…in yourself” from her blog humamma’s Mind, Body and Soul ~ Especially meaningful today… as mothers are wishing … Continue reading

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“I love my people sooooo much….” … Nali speaks her very own language of love….

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Perhaps….becoming more aware of how you and your loved ones might “naturally” offer and receive love… perhaps…. offer  in “a way” it will be received accept “a way” it might be offered… communicate possible “preferences” … Continue reading

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Kindness…opening the “shutters” on our hearts

Some days, we might feel more “open-hearted”… warm, loving, loved, connected and full. ~ Other days we might feel a bit like there are “shutters” over our hearts… maybe a bit closed, cut off, removed… possibly a bit worried, concerned … Continue reading

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Springtime cleanup…. “Who you gonna call?” ….. finding people to help with that “to do” list

~ Ahhhh….time for springtime “clean-up” around our home! Springtime is soooo beautiful…. but there’s also lots of cleanup to do. Anyone else have lots of small…or maybe large?…. household repairs, cleanups or “fix-its” on that list of “things to do?”…things … Continue reading

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