Life in Balance

From SAD to GLAD!

10 Mar 2015 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

Wow, how many inches of snow did we get this winter? 42 inches? That is the height of a small child. Let’s hope the snow is really done this year, as we are slowly seeing temperatures rising (knock on wood!) and we are getting more…

A Faux Pas on February 14th?

10 Feb 2015 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

It’s every single person’s favorite time of the year… February! And I’m not just talking about the whole month, I’m talking about one, specific day that even if it is not highlighted in your calendar, you’ll know exactly what your plans are for that day….

Back-From-Break Blues

10 Jan 2015 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

Back-from-break blues? SAME. I feel your pain. Nothing says, “Good morning Lauren, are you ready to jump back into reality?” more than a late alarm, cold shower, missing shoes, missing keys, broken heat, and unpaid bills. That is what I woke up to Monday morning…

Happy Holidays !!!

15 Dec 2014 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance

Can you believe it has been another year and Christmas is here already? I am always amazed at how quickly time goes by and the holidays are here for us again. I feel like it was just the start of the school year. So here…

Ring in the New Year with some Holiday Charity

10 Dec 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

95.4% of households give to charity. I am actually very happy with this number, and I fall into this percentage. Ever since I was young, my mom was always very insistent on volunteering during the holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas. It’s not that the other…

What is a Blessing?

25 Nov 2014 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance

This is the time of year when we are giving thanks for all of the blessings that we have in our lives. Blessings are defined as something that helps you or brings your happiness, help and approval from God and/or an approval that allows you…

Confess the Stress

10 Nov 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

With the holiday season beginning, crowds are beginning to form in stores, lines begin to get longer, and the food stores always seem to be out of exactly what you need. It’s time to prepare for Thanksgiving, and not too far behind, Christmas, but what…