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How to Start a New Habit (and a Free Printable Habit Tracker)

This free daily habit tracker printable can be used weekly or monthly for 30 or 60 days. I made mine fun by putting stickers on the numbers instead of crossing them off. Simple and easy to use in your planner or bullet journal. Blank minimalist vertical template for any habit. Great PDF ideas for kids to track healthy habits like personal fitness.

In 2018, I had an amazing streak going: I walked every single day for over 240 days. And then I hurt my knee weight lifting and broke my toe when I stubbed it on a dumbbell, (All the injuries came from weight lifting!) and I couldn’t walk for a few days which turned into a few weeks. I’ve walked close to five days a week since my foot and knee healed, but it’s been hard to get back into the everyday habit. Most days I walk, but some days I don’t, choosing grad school work or blog work or homeschool … Read more

Free Printable Coloring Bookmarks

Free printable black and white bookmarks for adults and kids to color - These cute drawings include motivational and inspirational quotes. Girls and women will love these floral and sketched DIY bookmarks.

My sweet 8-year-old, Allie, is just discovering a love of reading. She has never really enjoyed books before now, but the switch has flipped, and she loves to have me read to her whenever we can sit down together. Allie’s favorite book right now is the ICB Bible, followed closely by Dr. Seuss’s Green Eggs and Ham and Karma Wilson’s wonderful and plentiful bear books. We read them frequently, and I’m hoping that she will figure out some of the words in Green Eggs and Ham as her reading improves. Allie also loves the computer, and she saw me making … Read more

How to Start A Journaling Habit

How to start a journaling habit - Whether you need ideas and inspiration for journaling for anxiety, depression, or just because, here are thoughts on improving your mental health by writing in a journal daily. This awesome creative guided journal is great for older children and students.

Eight years ago, as 7-week-old Allie lie in a hospital bed, struggling to breathe and fighting off RSV, I sat in her darkened room, praying and designing journal pages in Photoshop. My intention at the time was to start an indie business, creating and printing journals for shipping all over the world. I finished 68 journal pages that long week, each with a prompt and some kind of graphic, and bought fancy 32 lb premium paper in a specialty paper shop, and then – nothing. I never got around to actually making the journal prototype. Some other shiny thing caught … Read more