5 Reasons to Ditch Self-Care Sundays

Self-care Sundays are dead. Or at least, they should be. You may be thinking, “But Ashley, isn’t that what Circling the Sandbox is all about?…

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The Best Way to Spread Christmas Cheer

(Tune of The Christmas Song) Chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Old aunt nitpicking your clothes. Looking for an exit, with none remotely in sight.…

7 Reasons to Love Tarot

The depths a person dives into with burnout would make James Cameron jealous. But since the average working mom, including me, can’t invest in a…

7 Steps to Mindful Living

The phrase mindful living immediately creates a vivid picture of a meditating yak: maybe it’s the association of mindfulness, meditation, and the Himalayas. Or that…

6 Ways of Inspiring Hope in Your Life

Hope is seeing the last bag of blue Sunchips when all the stores around you haven’t had them for months. It brings a sparkle to…

Mental Health Matters: Nostalgia

Welcome back to Circling the Sandbox and the next installment of the Nostalgia, Hope & Mindfulness series! As promised, we’re diving into the deep recesses of…