Affirmation bracelets

Posted on October 9th, by Ally in Nesting Necessities, The Giving Tree. 9 comments

They’re heeeeeeerrrrrrre!  I am BEYOND excited!  One of my besties and I were talking one day and we came up with this adorable and fun way to help kids remember to think positively:  hello, affirmation bracelets!!   And, if your kiddos are like my kiddos, sometimes they forget what their affirmation is for the day…and now here is a wonderful way to help them remember!!

What I hope these bracelets will do, is travel the world and help teach children near and far about the power of doing, thinking, speaking and writing positive affirmations!  If this is your first time to my site, please visit my Why Affirmations page and my About Me page to learn more about the benefits and power of doing affirmations.

Here are a few (true) short stories about how affirmations have helped our children in the short time we have been doing and practicing positive affirmations:

Our 4 1/2 year old and I were getting into Nana’s car to run a quick errand.  As I often am, I was in a hurry.  I jumped in the passenger seat and buckled myself, knowing that our 4 year old knows how to get into his car seat and buckle himself too.  I said, “Are you buckled?”  He … Read More »

Affirmation Signs

Posted on October 1st, by Ally in Feeding Time, Nesting Necessities. 2 comments

You could say I was feeling a little creative last weekend.  And it all started when I saw the affirmation sign, “God Made You” on Pinterest.  I immediately contacted Jamie at The Creative Imperative and had prints made for our boys.  It was a fun exercise picking out the adjectives that describe both of our boys.  At the bottom of the print, their name is written almost as big as the ‘God Made You’ writing.  The finished product with their name is what makes it perfect!

What I found the most interesting is how many similar qualities the two oldest boys share…even though when I think about them both, they are two very different personalities!  One thing I know for sure is that God made all his children special…and that was what made choosing each adjective for each boy so enjoyable!

Due to the creative surge I was feeling, I wanted to DIY the custom prints I ordered from The Creative Imperative , so after I uploaded and printed them at Costco, I headed over to the craft store.  I purchased two 16 x 20 blank canvases, navy acrylic paint, a foam brush and some mod podge so that I could put ‘the mother’s touch’ into these signs.   I then got caaaraaazy and … Read More »