How To Skip the Drama In High School

by Peyton

I’ve been at the same school since kindergarten!!

There have been ups and downs throughout the years, but in middle school, a major down was the drama. I remember being so sick and tired of it I really wanted to leave. I didn’t think the drama would EVER stop! But, since being in high school, the amount of drama I’ve dealt with has gotten substantially smaller. Does that mean there isn’t drama? Absolutely not!!!!

But, I have learned a few ways to avoid unnecessary drama:

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Women, Role Models, & Nutrition

by Janna Neitzel

This month is meant to serve as a reminder of how special, unique, and influential women are. (Additionally, just FYI, March is also National Nutrition Month. Just to give a shameless shoutout to my field of interest.)

As I look back on my career path, I see three key players who helped me find out what I wanted to do with my life. Let me introduce them to you…

First, I have to explain: There are two things I particularly love.

  1. I adore fruits, vegetables, baked potatoes, and anything else I can pull or pluck from a garden and eat without washing. (It’s a habit I still wrestle to break, even though I am now a grown, highly educated adult.)
  2. I. Love. Running.

So when I first became intrigued by nutrition, it was no surprise — and I was primarily looking at it from a sports performance perspective.

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New Year, New Team!

by Tiffany Dawn

Hello, friends!

I have to admit, I’ve been a slacker at blogging these past few years. I always want to write, but find myself running out of time — and it’s not just blogging; it’s also my Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. That’s why I have a new team joining me this year.

The close of 2016 was the close of several chapters in my life. I finished my 4-year season of full-time touring. I finished my part-time, temp job from the fall. I started a YouTube channel with weekly Tuesday Girl Talk, which is where I’ve been spending most of my free time.

The beginning of 2017 has also brought some new beginnings!

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Our Christmas Giveaway!

I know, I know…it’s not even Thanksgiving yet! But I HAVE to tell you about our Christmas giveaway!

The gift: A signed & personalized copy of either “The Insatiable Quest for Beauty” or “Boycrazy: And how I ended up single and mostly sane” — from me to you!

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How to enter: Simply email a question you’d like me to answer on my YouTube channel to tiffanydawn@tiffanydawn.net by December 5.

When could you win? Two winners will be picked at random and announced on my Christmas DIY YouTube video on December 6th!

Please feel free to share this with your friends! I can’t wait to hear your questions!! 😍

(Want to share some of your favorite DIY Christmas décor and gifts IN the December 6th video?? We’d love to have you involved! Just email tiffanydawn@tiffanydawn.net to find out how!)

10 Things to Pack for College

 

Hello friends!

I have a new video for you — inspired by my littlest sister Amy. She recently graduated high school and is heading off to college this fall, and she asked me what to pack for school.

Seeing as it’s been nine years since I graduated college, I struggled to remember what I wished I had brought! So I did what anyone would do — ask a bunch of friends to make a video about it.

So, Amy, this is for you — and all you other girls who’ve just graduated high school and are off to college, this is for you as well!

Here’s a list of ten things (or more) to bring to college, along with some tips of what you DON’T need.

Enjoy, and happy packing!! 🙂

Love, Tiffany

Nine tips for reading the Bible

New YouTube video: Nine tips for reading and studying your Bible!

It can be overwhelming to even know where to start reading the Bible. It’s such a huge book! Where do you read first?

It’s tempting to just learn about God through sermons or podcasts, because the Bible can seem so intimidating. But the Bible is the primary way God has given us to learn about Himself, how to come closer to Him, and who He says He is. So it’s super important to read and learn about God through His word to us: the Bible.

These are a few things that have helped me personally when it comes to reading my Bible. I think they’ll be especially helpful if you’re just getting started with Bible reading.

What other Bible reading tips have helped you?? Comment below for an idea swap! 🙂

What’s My Bias?

Hi friends!

I want to share with you a video that I made last night. This is in memory of last week’s shootings — remembering Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and the Dallas police officers. These events gave me a lot of food for thought, which I share in this video. It made me think:

It can be so easy to recognize other people’s biases, but it can be so difficult to recognize our own biases.

So I’m inviting you all to join me in this challenge: To ask God together what our biases are, and to ask Him to change our hearts.

I’m a big believer that changing the world starts with us ourselves, so let’s explore what the Bible has to say about bias, how bias impacted the events of last week, and how bias may be impacting us…without our ever realizing it!

I would LOVE to hear YOUR thoughts, which you can leave in the comments below! 🙂

Love, Tiffany

10+ fun, free things to do in summer

HAPPY SUMMER!!!!

I hope you had a wonderful fourth of July! I’ve spent the week in the Poconos with my in-laws, and it has been SO FUN. Before getting married, I prayed and prayed that God would provide great in-laws — and He totally answered that prayer with a yes! SO THANKFUL.

Now that we’re into July, summer is REALLY here. School’s out; the weather is warm here in the Northeast; and it’s time for some fun activities!

But…what do you do??

I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for fun, free things to do in summer.

So here are a few of my favorite ideas — in the video and listed below!

And please comment YOUR ideas in the comments for an idea swap! 🙂

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