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Gratitude… The Attitude of the Season

Inspirational Quote Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. Oprah Winfrey Happy … Continue reading Gratitude… The Attitude of the Season

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Monday Morning Meditations: Love… A Family Value in Action

Monday Morning Meditation Today… I affirm to give thanks to those most important. Family is a value of Love in Action Dr. Thomas Maples Family Values and Food for Thought… … Continue reading Monday Morning Meditations: Love… A Family Value in Action

Happy Wife, Happy Life… Happy Spouse, Happy House

Inspirational Quote Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth. Rumi A Depth Psychology Perspective How often do you look at the lives … Continue reading Happy Wife, Happy Life… Happy Spouse, Happy House

Practical Parenting: Taking Care of the Soul

Practical Parenting: The Psychology Perspective Yesterday, I treated myself to a monthly massage. After the therapeutic hour was over, my body felt light, rejuvenated, and my mind was drunk with … Continue reading Practical Parenting: Taking Care of the Soul

Screen time and the Communication Breakdown: Does it Have to Be?

Screen Time and Communication Breakdown: exploring the wonderful poem of Richard Thomas

Summer Fun with the Boys. It Does Not Need to Break the Bank – Just Show Up

Summer Fun does not need to be expensive. Dr. Tom shows an example of great fun in the backyard that won’t break the bank.

Today I Give Thanks For____!

Today, I am grateful for the Bountiful Gifts that were Planted, Nurtured, Grew, Harvested, and have Now Found their Way to Our Family Home to Help Us Celebrate this Joyous … Continue reading Today I Give Thanks For____!

Practical Parenting: Why Do We Yell at our Children Anyways?

Ah, Monday! Time to get up and herd the children to get ready for school. Yay, Friday!!! Time to herd the children to school, get to work, and then enjoy … Continue reading Practical Parenting: Why Do We Yell at our Children Anyways?

Practical Parenting: Children, Animals, & Initial Lessons in Responsibility

Then God said: Let us make[a] human beings in our image, after our likeness. Let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the … Continue reading Practical Parenting: Children, Animals, & Initial Lessons in Responsibility

Practical Parenting: Oh No – The Sky is Falling!!!

How are we to stay positive for our children in such of a barrage of negative messages we are subjected to daily? Today I watched my children staring at their … Continue reading Practical Parenting: Oh No – The Sky is Falling!!!