Christian Living, Life Experiences, Thoughts, Tips and Advice

Taming the “Roller Coaster”

Have you ever heard the term "emotional roller coaster "? I feel that it describes teen-girl emotions pretty well. Recently, I felt like I was on the "good "side of my mood swings. Here is what has been helping me: 1. Exercise This is super simple, but extremely essential. Just run away from those "down… Continue reading Taming the “Roller Coaster”

Life Experiences, School, Tips and Advice

How to Make a Schedule

I'm a list lover. Schedules and to-do lists are my go-to thing and a part of my everyday life. Schedules are life savers! Today I want to show you how I make my schedules and how to make your own. Here are three things to keep in mind when you make a schedule. Base It… Continue reading How to Make a Schedule

Christian Living, Life Experiences, Thoughts, Tips and Advice

How Humility Hit Me In the Face

Track is hard. I'll be honest with you and tell you I'm not a runner. I got 16th in a mile race (last) and I was lapped. I try hard, but I am sometimes discouraged. Still, I'm thankful. Why? Because I now know what it's like to be last. I know what it's like to… Continue reading How Humility Hit Me In the Face

Thoughts, Tips and Advice

How to Write (and Finish) a Story

Have you ever written a story?  Let me rephrase that.  Have you ever finished a story?  I recently finished a ten-page (single-spaced, 12pt 😉) story.  It was my first time completing a short story.  I wrote it for a writing collection for a writing class I attended at my local library.  The story was by no… Continue reading How to Write (and Finish) a Story

Life Experiences, Thoughts, Tips and Advice

Write Letters After Moving!💌 (Here’s Why…)

My mom recently told me that my love language is words.  When she said that, I believed her because of what I've seen in myself.  I write letters quite a bit, and if I love someone or am thankful for them, I will often write them a letter.  After moving to Ohio, I have spent… Continue reading Write Letters After Moving!💌 (Here’s Why…)

Fashion Fridays, Tips and Advice

Fashion Friday: Staying Warm Outside

I recently started track, and I am trying my best to get used to it.  Ohio weather is really unpredictable, and it is still cold outside.  In fact, we just got a quick dusting of snow a few minutes ago even though it is March. 😧 We basically follow this loose outline for track: we run inside… Continue reading Fashion Friday: Staying Warm Outside

Fashion Fridays, Hair, Tips and Advice

Two Ways to Do a Messy Bun

Messy buns and top knots can be unpredictable.  Sometimes they turn out to look amazing and sometimes they are...well, a mess😊.  But part of the problem is finding the way to make the messy bun, and which style works best for you.  Here are two easy ways for you to start! 1.  Top Knot I… Continue reading Two Ways to Do a Messy Bun

School, Thoughts, Tips and Advice

3 Ways to Improve Your LTW Papers📝

All of you who use Lost Tools of Writing Curriculum know what I mean when I say that the LTW outlines seem to be strict and basic.  I've heard other kids comment on how "strict" it is, but today I want to try to give you another take on their style and how to use… Continue reading 3 Ways to Improve Your LTW Papers📝

Fashion Fridays, Tips and Advice

Tips for Dressing Formal👗👒👠

How was everyone's Valentine's day?  I hope you had a great time!  Are you ready for fashion Friday? We all have to dress up at some point in our lives, but it can be hard. Follow these four tips have a much better time when you are getting ready for something formal. 1. Lay it… Continue reading Tips for Dressing Formal👗👒👠

Fashion Fridays, Hair, Tips and Advice

Fashion Friday: Tips for Caring for Curly Hair

Sometimes my hair gets on my nerves, but I usually really appreciate it.  I have curly hair, and today I am sharing a few tips for caring for your curls and keeping the frizz and pouf away.  I hope you find them helpful!  Comment below to share any other advice you have about caring for… Continue reading Fashion Friday: Tips for Caring for Curly Hair