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By Gaby Smith This morning, I was laying in bed with a cup of coffee. It’s my morning tradition and a little “reward” for getting up at 5 a.m. for work. I love coffee in bed and look forward to it every day. After my son was done with his breakfast, he ran and jumped […]
By Gaby Smith I have five living plants in my house. Each one has taught me about life decisions. Yes, I sound crazy, but hear me out. I love succulent plants. I think they’re cute and adorable, they look good in any room, and they’re very EASY to maintain. Plus, I’ve named all of my […]
By Gaby Smith On Ash Wednesday, I was determined to make this Lent the best one yet. I decided to give up worrying. Yes, worrying. So far, it’s been going “ok.” I told my fiancé that I am giving up worrying for Lent. He thinks it’s a good idea.
By Gaby Smith I recently took part in the human trafficking day of awareness and fasting from social media. I knew this would be particularly challenging for me. I have to admit, I’m on social media a lot. There are times where I force myself to put down my devices when I’m spending quality time […]
By Gaby Smith Self-care is something that is very new to me. It came down to talking to a professional counselor to tell me that I need to take care of me. I suffer with anxiety. My body feels like it’s constricting at 100 miles per hour, and I can’t breathe.
By Gaby Smith Hey there tired parent. I understand you. You’re too exhausted to get back up and keep on going. You had a long day at your job, where you spent half of your day putting out fires or you were caught up with errands/school activities that drove you nuts.
By Gaby Smith Anyone who has heard me talk on the radio, has heard that Advent and Christmas are my favorite seasons of the Church year! I love the vibe, the music and the activities. Everything about this time of the year is magical. I love making it magical for my son.
By Gaby Smith “What do you want for Christmas?” I’ve heard this question every year since I can remember. My answers went from Barbie’s Dream House to a new vacuum cleaner. It’s funny how things change. The older I’ve gotten, the more I realized, it’s not all about the gifts (although it may be challenging to […]
By Gaby Smith When my son was a toddler, I would allow him to bring toys to Mass to keep him occupied and still. This turned into a messy and noisy ordeal. Toy planes and cars were everywhere in the pew. What was worse, is that these were wooden pews. Let’s just say all eyes […]