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October 01, 2012

The Golden Rule

Teaching your children the importance of kindness

As parents, there is a long list of things that we feel important to teach our kids while they are still young and under our influence....more»
July 01, 2012

Summer Family Traditions

Creating special memories for you and your family this summer

The backpacks are cleaned out, keepsake papers are neatly (or maybe not) put away and summer is finally here! It is time to embrace a different pace and rejoice in no homework or projects! Time for flip flops, sprinkler parks and ice cream cones! As a kid, summer days seemed endless – filled with hours of running through the sprinkler and riding my bike until dusk....more»
June 01, 2012

Finding Time for Fitness After Kids

Carve out the "you" time every mom deserves

Before I had kids, fitness was a passion for me. Actually, it was a passion even after my first daughter was born....more»
May 01, 2012

Putting Your Passions, Skills and Talents to Use

Don't waste the gifts bestowed to you

My oldest daughter has a gift for drawing, sketching, and painting. She has been a wonderful artist since she was a little girl in pigtails....more»
April 01, 2012

Be a Vehicle of Hope for Others

Reflecting on the hope you can offer

Just a few months ago I had the opportunity to volunteer for the Super Baskets of Hope event during the week leading up to the Super Bowl....more»
March 01, 2012

Connecting in a Digital World

Finding balance among the chaos

I used to spend a lot of time with my grandmother when I was a little girl. As a matter of fact, I adored her so much that as a young adult, I spent a lot of time with her then too....more»
February 01, 2012

Inspire Yourself this February

Ways to look for inspiration in your daily life

It is hard to feel inspired in February. The holidays are over, there is a lack of vitamin D from the sun shining and my car seems to be a slushy pit all the time....more»
January 01, 2012

Mommy Magic

What Would You Do If You Knew You Could Not Fail?

Check off the items on your daydream list

I recently had the opportunity to talk with someone who just celebrated their 95th birthday. I asked him what he thought the secret to a happy life was based on his almost 100 years alive....more»
December 01, 2011

Mommy Magic

Teaching Your Kids the Joy of Giving

Leading by example

Christmas is a perfect time of year to teach your kiddos about the joy of giving. I have always tried to teach my kids that it is better to give than receive a gift....more»
November 01, 2011

Mommy Magic

Learning Lessons from our Children

Stop and listen

Isn't it funny when our children teach us a lesson? I was recently organizing pictures that had managed to stack up on my desk....more»
Race for a Cure
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