Many years ago I was introduced to a book titled Simple Abundance: A Day Book of Comfort and Joy by Sarah Ban Breathnach. It's a book of daily affirmations that encouraged the writing of a gratitude journal where you write a list of five things you’re grateful for every single day. I have no idea… Continue reading Auntie Says…Make Gratitude Part of Your Daily Life.
Did you celebrate Father’s Day last week? We’re definitely not bombarded by the media hype the way we are with Mother’s Day, but it’s still there. The stereotypes of the outdoorsman, super masculine, grill-loving dad still make it into the commercials, retail posters, and therefore the psyche of shoppers. Times have changed though and along… Continue reading Auntie Says…Belated Happy Father’s Day
High school graduation is right around the corner and that, of course, means prepping for final exams, prom, and commencement ceremonies. It’s a time of year that crawls to an end in that it seems to take forever for the final bell to ring and then—boom—it’s over and a different life begins. The big question… Continue reading Auntie Says…Some Advice if You’re Taking a Gap Year