Category Archive: Quotes/Inspiration

Apr 11 2014

You Deserve a Break

Don't spend so much time making a liviing that you have no time to make a life. For more inspiration, visit balancingthebusy.com

Working is a necessary evil. Our lives are driven by getting up early in the morning just to get ready to go into work. Often times we come home after it’s already dark. Our days are sucked away making a living. There is a good chance that even while we are not at work, we …

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Apr 04 2014

Raising a Daughter

Motherhood is not for wimps. For more inspiration, visit balancingthebusy.com

When I was pregnant with my first child, we didn’t find out what we were having ahead of time. So when the doctor delivering her said, it’s a girl, I cried the happiest of tears. I had dreamt of dressing my sweet little baby in all shades of pink and envisioned the princess tiaras and …

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Mar 27 2014

One of the Neatest People I Know

Sometimes just being there is enough

We’ve got a “day” for everything else, why isn’t there an Aunt’s Day? I guess it doesn’t have a real catchy sound to it. But my Aunt Patti is an exceptional woman and deserves to be recognized. She has an infectious laugh, an enormous heart, and nurturing wisdom that has helped me become who I …

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Mar 20 2014

Home Sweet Home

what I love most about my home is who I share it with

I love being home. My home is warm (even when cold air is seeping through old windows), home feels safe, in my home is my uber comfortable bed, and there are constant reminders that this house is well-lived in (e.g. shoes in the hall, toy cars littering the floor, mail on the counter, etc.) The …

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Mar 19 2014

Beyond Passing Judgement

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. I first heard this quote by Plato a few months after my dad had passed away. I was over-the-top-frustrated listening to a 60 year old co-worker complain daily about her aging parents. They call her too often, she has to do too much for …

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