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Keep Calm Mother On! with Christy Thomas

Jun 21, 2019

This episode is on Always on Alert Part 3

Recovering—Sharpen the Saw

This is part three of a four part series.

This idea is from the book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

Here’s a quick tip sheet on just habit 7.

There are many variations on this book for children,, families and schools.


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Journal, go on a date, go for a walk with a friend, do a facebook post or instagram story to gather ideas on how to sharpen your saw.

When you have a list, write it and then post it on your fridge or in your bedroom.  Ask your spouse to help you stay honest to your vision and help them too.



Play Idea:

Have a Family Sharpen the Saw Day!  Set up events for each part of the saw to do as a family.

Heart- Write or draw a note to a loved one

Body- Jump rope or play tag

Mind- Answer trivia questions or play a math game

Soul- Meditate, Pray, Visit your church, do yoga

Also take the time to watch Jane Yolen read Owl Moon—this book shows this habit well.

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