Kirsten Vogt

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Tips on Raising Happy Kids

If you are a parent, chances are you want to know the secret to raising happy kids. Parents want their children to lead fulfilling and happy lives, …

Happiness

The 7 Most Successful Ways to Make a Small Space Seem Less Claustrophobic

Let's face it, as cozy and sweet as a small space can feel, it can also sometimes feel like the walls are closing in. With winter on the way, you'll …

10 Morning Habits Successful People Swear By

Up and at ‘em! Morning people are successful people. Just ask any CEO, politician, professional athlete or inventor out there – they all start their day at the crack of dawn, gaining a leg up on the competition. Create a routine and stick with it. Studies prove that willpower is the strongest in …

How Motherhood Exhaustion Can Actually Create Beauty In Your Life

With eight babies and twenty years of sleeplessness, making peace with perpetual exhaustion was critical for my happiness and sanity. I imagine many …

How Gratitude Can Change Your Life This Thanksgiving

My family emigrated from Russia to the United States when I was 13 years old. Refugee camps, city housing projects, food stamps, wearing donated …

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Tutorial: Mixing Techniques

I fully admit to not being a very brave clayer. Yes, I have my stash of metal leafs, pigments, powders, some specialty paints, scads of textures… but …

Tutorial: Triangle bean bags

Tutorial: Triangle bean bags<p>Chrissy from Muse of the Morning guest blogs at Fleece Fun with a tutorial showing how to make a set of triangle bean …

11 Habits of Debt-Free Happy People

Having good financial habits can keep you debt-free and happy.<p>How do I know this? Because I've been immersed in the health and wellness and personal development world for a few years and learned that good habits formed early in life can serve you now and in the future.<p>For example, if your parents …

100+ Tips for Frugal Living: How to Get Thrifty and Save Money

You might have financial goals at this point in your life. Or, you might not. But here's the good news: it's completely possible to save money and …

Coping with Depression

Tips for Overcoming Depression One Step at a Time<p>Depression drains your energy, hope, and drive, making it difficult to take the steps that will help …

How to Stop Worrying

Self-Help Tips for Anxiety Relief<p>Everyone worries. Worrying can even be helpful when it spurs you to take action and solve a problem. But if you're …

Kundalini - The Energy of Consciousness

Wes Annac, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Here, I’d like to take a look at <i>kundalini,</i> which is essentially an evolutionary/energetic ‘boost’ we can gain with …

Before & After: From Cocktail Table to Classy Ottoman

I came across this sad little cocktail table made from cheap blistered laminate in a second hand store. Its only redeeming quality was the octagonal …

Achilles Tendinitis

<i>Nonsurgical Treatment</i><p>In most cases, nonsurgical treatment options will provide pain relief, although it may take a few months for symptoms to …

Iran Travel Tips for Solo Female Travelers

<i>From my own personal experience traveling Iran, here’s a detailed Iran travel guide with tips on visas, safety and dressing in Iran. I hope my Iran</i> …

10 Tips To Make Any Small Space Feel Bigger

The exact color to paint your office to become the most productive

<b>Takeaway</b>: Color can profoundly affect how productive you are. Research has shown that blue colors affect your mind; yellow your emotions; red your …

Self-confidence

Transforming a swing set into a Fort

17 Packing Hacks That Will Transform Your Next Move

Save time, save effort, and save your sanity with these genius tips from all over the web<p><b>IN THE BATHROOM</b><p><b>1.</b> Unscrew all bottle caps on lotions, sprays, and gels and place a layer of plastic wrap over the opening before putting the cap back on.<p><b>2.</b> Place binders clip on your razors to save yourself …

15 Sneaky Tricks To Make Flowers Look Better, Last Longer, And Make YOU Happier

From a penny in the water (genius!) to how scotch tape can make your arrangement perfect<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let our sister site, Cosmopolitan.com, in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house with beautiful flowers easy …

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Escape the Volcano Shape Game

Our culminating activity for our dinosaur/volcano week was a morning playing Escape the Volcano!<p><b>Skills our silly game focused on included:</b> color …

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8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom

Whether you’re looking to reorganize one corner or redesign an entire room, here are eight tips that may help you throughout the process.<p>1. Getting …

Fresh Pineapple Sorbet

Sorbet is a fantastic dessert to make when you have lots of fresh fruit in your kitchen. I’ve had quite a few fresh pineapples around lately, as they …