Monday, May 22, 2017
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How To Be Happy…

Good times...bad times...money plenty...money scarce. I've been though it all and when it's good, you save and when it's bad you still save. (I'm a miser) Since things have been bad...we've given up the fun nights out...
what to do with dandelions

What To Do With Dandelions?

I hate weeds. Specially in the grass. They take over the pretty green strands like a jalapeño in ice cream. All weekend long I pulled weeds.  Longing just to see a dandelion! Just like the ones I saw...
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Is It Better to Have Loved?

It's better to have loved and lost then to never have loved? Is that the famous quote? I like this one better....
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How To Help When a Kid Behaves Badly

There was a kid on my son's baseball team that threw his bat every time he struck out at bat. Fellow team parents thought, "That kid is bad..." His coach kicked him out of a few...
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Why Go To Church Every Sunday

Child says, "Mom, why do we go to church?  It's so boring." Mom, "Well we are going to go as a family and together we'll be bored." The above is funny...but it's also sad. More and more...
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Debbie Downer Is The New Name of My 15 Year Old Teen Boy

How can you not have fun at a water park? Really???  What is not to love? Slippery slides inducing heart-pounding laughter and amusement?  118 degree weather to make you sweat just standing still that you actually embrace crashing...
Positive or negative thoughts become actions

Feed Your Soul With Good

I forget where or who told me this but it impacted me enough that I wrote it down in my calendar to 'think about it later'. Sadly it made sense to me the first time...
how to solve a problem fast

Three Steps To Solving Any Problem

Problems are annoying. Big, small or medium....they are all a pain in the butt really. But they make us smarter, wise, older. Yet, when you get one, a doozy of one, what do you do? Freeze, cry, melt. There...
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Best Social and Emotional Learning Program is Love For Life From PS I Love...

Two years Patricia Jones, founder of PS I Love You Foundation, in Redondo Beach, CA, asked me to teach her Love For Life Program to a 7th grade class in Compton, CA. I actually laughed...
how to be unpredictable

How To Be UnPredictable

Predictable is boring. When u make plans for the next day....God laughs. So be different. Do something different.  Quit being mooring and predictable. With your husband:  It's the same thing every day.  The same coffee, the same...

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