Category Archives: Parenting

30 Acts of Random Kindness To Practice

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” ~ Plato Do you ever think about teaching kindness? It sounds very simple but sometimes I think we expect our children to be naturally kind but in fact, like … Continue reading

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21 Ways To Save Yourself From Anger

Kids change your life. We all know that! Before I had kids I imagined all the ways. Was I ever surprised that I often found myself getting angry! I thought of myself as a very calm person. I was never … Continue reading

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9 Ways To Raise A Mindful Child

“The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.” – Henry Miller “To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild … Continue reading

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Give Inspiration To Your Graduate!

My college senior graduated this weekend and will soon be heading out into the work place. The event was joyful! I didn’t expect to cry but I did. There’s something about the song “Pomp and Circumstance” that brings out emotions … Continue reading

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Just Say Yes!

“The era of “yes” has begun.” ~Carl Allen, main character in “Yes Man” “I was saying yes because … the world is full of possibilities, and… you want to take every single one of them.” ~Danny Wallace, author of the … Continue reading

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How To NOT Change Someone

It’s tempting. Yup, very tempting, to believe that maybe you could change someone. It’s totally natural to have days when you wish you could change something your child does or someone else in your life…perhaps a co-worker, spouse, neighbor? You … Continue reading

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Give The Best Gift This Holiday Season… Unconditional Love

“And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled … Continue reading

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11 Ways To Slow Down Over The Holiday Season

“Smile, breathe and go slowly.” – Thich Nhat Hanh I think I hear it and say it everyday: “I don’t have enough time! I’m too busy!” And now the Christmas Season is on it’s way…it’s overwhelming! And quite honestly it’s … Continue reading

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21 Ways To Let Go of Anger

Kids change your life. We all know that! Before I had kids I imagined all the ways. Was I ever surprised that I often found myself getting angry! I thought of myself as a very calm person. I was never … Continue reading

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Are You A Validator?

“I can live for two months on a good compliment.“ ~Mark Twain Earlier this week, I was in the Denver airport waiting in line with all the other people to go through Security. I picked a line and as usual … Continue reading

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