My daughter had a FREAK OUT about her math homework the other night.       It spiraled into everything… “I hate math!” “Why do I have to get homework?”   “Why does he assign homework?”   “I don’t want to do i!” Tears were rolling down her face and she was frustrated and angry. She doesn’t get...

My husband and I were discussing an upcoming Joyful Parenting class I am teaching.  I was reviewing what I did two weeks prior and where I thought next steps would be. As we were talking, he said things that rang  true for us as parents with our kids.  I told my husband that lately I...

AHHHHH, I hate SCREENS!! The biggest issue in our household has to do with SCREEN time! It is absolutely RIDICULOUS!!! My husband is ready to take all the phones and computers to the gun range and shoot them! Whether it is a phone, or computer game it is causing a lot of JOY CRUSHING!! Our...

We ALL have other lives.  I’m not talking about re-incarnation. I’m talking about another life in our current life.  THINK ABOUT IT.  Our life growing up, in school, college, in our 20’s, 30’s, etc. is more or less another life.   This past weekend I spent time with some friends from ANOTHER LIFE. These were friends...

Parenting is a HARD job! Anyone who is a parent knows this.  We all experience FAILURES and SUCCESSES and if we are willing to learn from those FAILURES and SUCCESSES we can continue to become better.   The other night my son and I had a HUGE power struggle. Yep, This is something a parent  would...

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Have you ever got in an argument with your significant other and realized later it was stupid and a waste of time, energy and words because the actual topic wasn’t even important? Disagreements are a normal part of a relationship. It’s all about how we handle them that makes the difference. My husband’s and my...

What do you do when your child comes to you crying and/or upset about something? Do you LISTEN and CONSOLE empathetically? Do you brush it off and say, “It is NO BIG DEAL.”   Do you pay attention to him when he is talking or are you doing something on your phone. I have done...

Summers are wonderful! I have the privilege of being off in the summers with my children. We have so much fun! We spend our time at the pool, biking, hiking, camping, playing, and traveling.  Most of the time we don’t even know which day it is.  THAT’S THE BEST!  I’m blessed to have the same...

Life is filled with happiness and struggles. There is no way around that.  We often let the happiness and joy into our lives and fly high when we are in that high vibration. When we are in our low vibration; anger, resentment, sadness, frustration, we tend to live in this state longer.  When this happens...

Did you know there are actual benefits for having a dog?  If you are a dog person and have had them before, then you probably know the benefits. If you aren’t a dog person, and that is  OK, you may not know many of them. Growing up we had dogs; two mutts. One from the...

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