Spiritual Development

Classroom of Silence

Using music in the “Classroom of Silence”

I am failing in the classroom of silence. I struggle with being still, quieting my mind, and opening my soul enough to be able to hear God. There is much cacophony created by the external world. But I have to confess that the internal noise in my mind is as loud, cantankerous, and distracting as anything else. I awake very early. My house is still and quiet. I have trained myself to speak the name … [Read More...]

Relational Development

Time For Kiids Message Meaning Playtime Or Starting Family

Ask questions that help you connect with your children

Ask questions that help you connect with your children. If I do nothing else well this year, I want to follow-through on this blog post!  I want to connect better with my children despite the busyness. The school year is off to a busy start. My well-intended intentions and idyllic desires for this year are concrete and clear. However, they are already being challenged by the mundane, the busyness, … [Read More...]

S.E.L.F Development

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Sharing my journaling template

I enjoy journaling. I, usually, have several journals going at a time. But recently, I decided to develop a one-a-day comprehensive, yet simple and fast journaling practice. I wanted to capture the important aspects of each day on one page. Do you journal? Have you ever tried using a template to organize and focus your journal entries? There are many benefits to journaling. I find that … [Read More...]

Home Management

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Wet towels robbed my joy

The chapter inspiring this post is titled “Action fosters cheer” in Lovasik’s book, The Hidden Power of Kindness: A Practical Handbook for Souls Who Dare to Transform the World, One Deed at a Time. I will share how wet towels robbed my joy.   Last week, we worked on not complaining. I became very aware of how habitual it is to complain. Sometimes, I would complain more out of habit than … [Read More...]

Work Management

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Writing down where you left off saves time

The start of the fall semester is the busiest time of my life. I have so much that I need to get done that I find myself getting paralyzed. It is ironic that when I need to most focused and most efficient, I waste the most time. This post is about a productivity tip: writing down where you left off saves time.   I have been wrestling with getting clarity on what it is that I … [Read More...]

For Parents

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77 Fun Summer Activities for Families

Last week, we worked on helping our children develop an important soft-skill, making summer goals. Summer is also a time to recharge, to explore, to spend with family, to enjoy life, and to just have fun. Here is a list of 77 fun summer activities for families. Most of these activities are free or inexpensive. Use this list to create your own. Better yet, make this a family activity. Make sure … [Read More...]

For Educators

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Sharing my journaling template

I enjoy journaling. I, usually, have several journals going at a time. But recently, I decided to develop a one-a-day comprehensive, yet simple and fast journaling practice. I wanted to capture the important aspects of each day on one page. Do you journal? Have you ever tried using a template to organize and focus your journal entries? There are many benefits to journaling. I find that … [Read More...]

Maestros y Padres

Nuestros Diarios

Mantener un diario con su hijo: una tradición especial

Este Día de la Madre, como en toda ocasión, debemos reflexionar y pedirle a Dios que nos guie para hacer algunos cambios que nos ayuden a mejorar como madres. Debemos asegurarnos que nuestros hábitos se aliñen y reflejen nuestras prioridades, los deseos más profundos de nuestros corazones. Me he dado cuenta que el ajetreo de la vida me ha hecho hacer de menos una tradición importante. Esta … [Read More...]

Inspiration

“Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.”

(William Penn)

 

 

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What is new?

In August 2014, the second edition of the MiraNous planners will be published! The inserts have a few updates (i.e. inspirational quotes and some small changes). Also, we have a new cover design. The new binders are custom, mixed media designs. We still offer the Signature cover and the fabric covers as well.  

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