I recently went to a parent meeting on screens. It was the showing of the second movie of “Screenagers” called, “Screenagers, The Next Chapter”. It went deeper into the use of SCREENS, teen ANXIETY and DEPRESSION. I brought my 11 and 8 year old with me to watch this. If I am going to be...

“The average 40-year-old laughs four times a day. Toddlers laugh over 100 times a day” (Psychology Today). CRAZY, HUH?!  It makes sense though, when you truly observe young kids, they LAUGH a lot!! Adults, not as much!  I recently went on an uphill adventure with two of my gals. The moment we all got in...

All parents have these moments, when we realize we aren’t being our BEST as a parent.  We can be very hard on ourselves, ignore it, or learn from it and make some changes. The most recent one for me was with my son.  We were getting ready for school one morning and he started yelling...

How many roles do you play in one day?  If I were to bet, it would be several! If you haven’t thought about that, I encourage you to reflect. From the second you wake up, what role do you start out with, then what does it change to? Here are my roles each day as...

Have you ever read the story “Wemberly Worried”?  It is about a young mouse who worries about EVERYTHING! She worries about school, friends, if the tree in her front yard will fall down and hit her house and so many more.  Her parents say…”You worry too much. When you worry, I worry.” This is how...

LifeJoy at Work

November 26, 20190

Don’t you want to go to work feeling like this EVERYDAY? http:// via GIPHY I recently was hired by someone to lead a staff meeting at an Early Childhood Center. The topic was JOY.  This director was ready to create an atmosphere of POSITIVE ENERGY and JOY that oozed from the walls of this early...

LifeTake a Break!

November 19, 20190

A few nights ago we were having such a wonderful family night, then one event led to another and it turned into a TRAIN WRECK. http:// via GIPHY By the end of this all, a little boy was upset and crying, a Dad was mad, a mom was trying to mediate  and a daughter was...

These last two weeks I have had the pleasure of chatting with Moms and Dads to find out what they are STRUGGLING with most in certain areas.  It has been very ENLIGHTENING. They have been so OPEN and HONEST. It helps me UNDERSTAND more of what people are really wanting different in their lives. The...

Video games… Aye ya ya! 🙍  It is a constant STRUGGLE with our 8 year old.  We now have our time frame set on how much screen time he gets playing video games…and I hate the games he chooses.  http:// via GIPHY He likes to play shooting games. Which boy doesn’t right? He plays with...

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