With Father’s Day approaching, I can’t help but think of God as our heavenly father. The New Testament uses the word “father” for God several times (in Romans, Ephesians, Corinthians, and more). I love that I can think of God as my father. Continue reading
Everybody knows we’re supposed to drink water. We hear it all the time. But why? What does it do for us?
Well, I tried to start drinking more water. I’m sure I’ve experienced a lot of benefits from it (peeing a million times a day in the beginning was not one of them), but one stands out in particular. I don’t feel so tired anymore!
I don’t drink coffee or have much caffeine at all. I’ve always felt exhausted throughout the day. I thought I just got bored at my job and needed more sleep. I started drinking more water and I feel good and rested almost every day now! It feels so good!
1. Weight loss
2. Regulating body temperature
3. Protecting joints and tissues
4. Removing waste from the body
5. Relief of headaches and migraines
6. Better mood (think of the people around you!)
7. Healthy, younger looking skin
8. Preventing bad breath
A general guideline of how much water you should drink a day is taking your weight in pounds, dividing it in half, and drinking that number of ounces of water. So I weigh about 114 lbs. so I should drink 57 oz. of water a day. I drink out of a water bottle that has ounces printed on the side of it. It’s very helpful and encouraging! You can even write yourself motivating notes on your water bottle to get you through the day. It’s tough at first, but it gets easier.
There are some signs to look for when you’re drinking more water and you’re seeing if you’re hydrated. If your urine is clear, you’re good. If not, get a drink. I’ve also heard that your tongue should be pink, not white, if you’re hydrated. I think those are probably the easiest way to tell.
Stay hydrated, friends!
Featured photo from forestcountypublic health.com
So you’re having a yard sale… What is the most important part of having a sale? You can put all the work in the world into pricing and organizing, but it’ll get you nowhere if you don’t have customers. Getting people to your sale is most important. So advertise! Continue reading
Routine doesn’t mean life has to be boring. Your kiddos need routine! Some of you probably don’t even realize that you have a routine set for your family, but some of you might not have one at all! Your little monster might fight routine, but he secretly loves it (he just doesn’t like to be told what to do). Continue reading