Author Archives: Rosann Cunningham

My Top 10 Most Popular Posts From 2016

My Top 10 Most Popular Posts From 2016

Each December I like to look back over the year of blogging and see which posts turned the most heads (so to speak).

In case you missed any of them, here are my top 10 most popular posts in 2016:

10. Feeling Exhausted, Run Down, and ...

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Saying Goodbye to 2016: My Year-in-Review

Saying Goodbye to 2016: My Year-in-Review

Last week, as I traveled around town finishing up my Christmas shopping, I decided to listen to my favorite podcast - This is Your Life with Michael Hyatt.

As is typical for this time of year, Michael was talking about goals. Now, his advice was ...

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Great Books and Resources I Enjoyed in 2016

Great Books and Resources I Enjoyed in 2016

The following books, resources, or websites were all beneficial in enhancing my work skills, family-life, health and wellness, personal development, and spiritual growth in 2016. If the subject matter happens to fit with something you're pursuing or are interested in at this time in your ...

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Published in Health and Wellness

Simple Family Traditions: 25 Days of Christmas Movies

Simple Family Traditions: 25 Days of Christmas Movies

The Christmas season is one of my favorite times of year to create special memories with my family. One simple tradition we have that the entire family enjoys is watching lots of Christmas movies.

Most are classic Christmas movies, but we - or should I ...

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Published in Real Family Life

6 Valuable Lessons I Learned In Army Boot Camp

6 Valuable Lessons I Learned In Army Boot Camp

Last week I was at the grocery store and overheard the check-out clerk discussing army boot camp with the customer in line in front of me. Her daughter had just finished up boot camp at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. They talked about how difficult it had ...

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How to Give Yourself Grace When it’s a Dark Chocolate Gelato Kind of Week

How to Give Yourself Grace When it’s a Dark Chocolate Gelato Kind of Week

It was one of those weeks.

You know the kind I'm talking about?

The dark-chocolate-gelato kind of week.

So there in my kitchen, hunched over the island, spoon in hand, a container of dark chocolate gelato on the counter, and tears welling up in my ...

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From Stay-at-Home Mom to Working Mom: 6 Tips to Help Your Transition Go Smoothly

From Stay-at-Home Mom to Working Mom: 6 Tips to Help Your Transition Go Smoothly

Today marks my 2nd week of employment at my new job. That, along with getting the kiddos ready for back-to-school, is to blame for my lack of writing here at the blog lately. I promise. I'll get it together! Ha! 😀

The truth is, I'm juggling ...

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The Post I’ve Been Struggling to Write. I Have News!

The Post I’ve Been Struggling to Write. I Have News!

The past few weeks I've made more than one attempt to write this post, each time walking away in frustration because I'm not quite sure how to share this news with you.

Do I just blurt it out - plain and simple?

Do I tell ...

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What I’ve Learned About Death

What I’ve Learned About Death

My husband's parents are always on my heart and mind this time of the year. If they were still alive, they would be celebrating 55 years of marriage this month. Unfortunately, we lost both of them (way too soon) a few years back.

They were ...

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8 Baby Steps You Can Take to Give Up Your Control-Freak Status

8 Baby Steps You Can Take to Give Up Your Control-Freak Status

I've been a control-freak most of my adult life.

I can think of a handful of reasons why I've always felt the need to be in-control of every aspect of my life - and yes, even the people in it. The root cause being that ...

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