It’s great to plan a family trip when everything goes well and everyone has a good time, but when things start to fall apart, it becomes an adventure! “Our trip became one of the weaving moments of the fabric of our family, and hopefully we taught our children that when it rains, you sing.”
Posts in the "Optimism (and Gratitude)" category:
You’re most likely going through something difficult right now. It could be something personal–deeply personal or private, and you can’t really speak with anyone about it. This is a podcast that was recorded specifically to help heal your heart.
This 20-minute podcast by Saren, her mom, and her sisters, Saydi, Shawni and Charity, offers simple, meaningful ideas for creating a wonderful Thanksgiving season.
What do you think is the key to happiness? Could it be gratitude? In this episode, Saren shares three great posts on gratitude. Each post offers stories and concrete ideas to help you pump up the gratitude and experience greater happiness in your life.
In this week’s Radio Show, April and Saren share simple tried-and-true ideas for making gratitude and optimism a more prevalent part of our lives and our children’s lives.
Ever feel like your life consists of one chaotic event after another? Here are four practical tips to help you remember how important you really are.
Ever feel at your breaking point? See how gratitude helped one mother who was there.
Is your life full of situations that drive you crazy or cause you stress? Join April Perry as we explore the possibility that our challenges actually make incredible things possible.
Check out the winning photographs! Thanks to all who participated in this fun and simple way to spread the joy of gratitude by posting photos of the things that fill our hearts with joy.
I realize the agony and the ecstasy on the soccer field is teaching me some good parenting lessons. My life is a million small shots on goal. Usually, I shank it to the side or I overshoot the goal. Does this mean that I’m wasting my time and energy? Is this all for nothing? I hope not.
Are you going through a difficult challenge right now? Something you wish would go away? Here’s a question that has changed my perspective…and my life.
I have to admit, when I first looked at this book, I thought, “What do you need to write a whole book about this for? You just teach your kids to say ‘thank you’.” But after I spent some time with the book, I realized there was a lot more to this gratitude thing.