1. If it feels good, it can’t be that bad.
  2. If you want to see life differently, ask a child.
  3. Women were designed perfectly to have children with no interventions.
  4. Don’t mess with Mother Nature.
  5. Don’t ask questions you don’t want to know the answers to.
  6. Be kind to your spouse/partner especially when you don’t want to.
  7. Marriage is work but it is the best job you’ll ever have.
  8. Your children are watching you, not Big Brother.
  9. Sometimes you may swear to make a point but other times be more creative with your words.
  10. Yelling sucks unless you’re at a concert, sporting event, or CrossFit.
  11. Know who your core friends are and treat them like royalty.
  12. Interact with the people you come in contact with on a daily basis and use their name. If you don’t know it – ask.
  13. A simple act of kindness goes a long way.
  14. Anything boys can do, girls can do better.
  15. Dance whenever you get the chance.
  16. Sing in the shower.
  17. When in doubt, hug.
  18. You need germs to fight germs.
  19. Christmas is and will always remain my favorite holiday unless they name one after my Mom.
  20. Why can’t everyone just get along? – Really?
  21. I don’t have time for politics. I either like you or I don’t.
  22. It is hard for me to disguise what I am truly thinking.
  23. Suck face whenever possible.
  24. Worry attracts problems.
  25. Trust that the outcome is out of your hands and have faith that God will deliver.
  26. Go to bed thinking about 2 or 3 good things that happened to you that day.
  27. Laugh until your sides hurt.
  28. Create a beautiful day, always.
  29. Treat your body right and it will remember to do the same.
  30. You can’t eat marshmallows and Doritos and expect to be healthy.
  31. If you can’t see your toes past your belly and you’re not pregnant then you better make some lifestyle changes before it is too late.
  32. Make the most of the moments we have together.
  33. Put down your phone & enjoy the world around you.
  34. Pick up your phone and SPEAK with someone instead of texting.
  35. Be present with your children and spouse.
  36. Create your own traditions and celebrate them.
  37. Have a backwards day. Breakfast for dinner, for example. Break up your routine.
  38. Get good at crossword puzzles.
  39. Keep learning new things.
  40. Wear solid colors in pictures.
  41. Being color-blind means seeing the world through my own set of lenses.
  42. It’s not how you see the world but how you see yourself in it that matters.
  43. Trust your instincts, always.
  44. Talk nicely to yourself.
  45. Treat yourself well and make time for you.
  46. The sound of the ocean is magic but when you can smell the waves and feel the sand beneath your toes it is pure Heaven.
  47. I am responsible for how my kids leave this planet.
  48. If I could choose any animal to be my best friend it would be a dolphin.
  49. I was a woman before I became a mother.
  50. Look deeply into your children’s eyes when you talk to them and teach them to do the same.
  51. Good manners never go out of style.
  52. I believe that rainbows are made by my Mother to cheer me up when I am having a bad day.
  53. Move your body before it moves you.
  54. I’m not old, I’m old school.
  55. If you have to ask you probably already know the answer.
  56. Embrace polka dots, period. Get it?