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New Year, New Parenting Opportunities

By |January 9th, 2014|

 New Year! New Parenting Opportunities!
January rolls around yet again! As creatures of habit and following all the resolution hype, we start to count calories, to visit the gym, to lay off the cocktails and wine, to step into our new, improved, updated and spiritually awakened self……..and as parents, we resolve to…… OMG where do I start?

As […]

Behind the Mask

By |October 31st, 2013|

Behind the Mask
Today is Halloween, my favorite holiday of the year!  I love to create costumes and dress up as an imaginary character.  Pumpkins and spider webs filled with hairy creatures make me laugh.  What fun to be able to leave the ho hum of daily responsible living aside for just a few hours.  Being […]

Turn off the lights

By |October 6th, 2013|

Turn off the Lights
Having trouble sleeping?
A week ago I travelled to Las Vegas with my husband to watch him play in a baseball tournament.  Excited….yeah! A bonus to sitting for hours on the hard bench was the thrill of seeing this exciting vibrant city.

The first night we turned in early, tired from the travel and […]

Back to School–Happy or Stressed?

By |August 13th, 2013|

Back to School- Happy or Stressful?
Going back to school for your child can be pleasurable and fun!
For some students though, going back to school produces anxiety as they think about the bullies, the challenges, the stresses of academia, and the fear of the unknown.
Every parent wants their child to be successful and happy as they […]

Are You Being Fair?

By |May 27th, 2013|

Are You Being Fair?
Scenario 1:
You come to work one day and your boss calls you into his office.  He has discovered (let’s say) that you used two hours of your work time cruising the internet.
Boss:
• Takes away keys to company car so you don’t have transportation.

• Confiscates company cell phone and then proceeds to check back in […]

New Beginnings

By |April 8th, 2013|

New Beginnings
Spring has arrived and there is a feeling of freshness and aliveness that reaches deep into our soul. What a great time to reflect on what we want to achieve or change.  Most of believe this work is done at New Years Eve but I have great trouble getting excited at that time of […]