Tips For Living a Healthy Life With Faith



How to Shine Your Light in a Dark Place

Think about an incredibly frustrating situation you are dealing with in your life. Maybe it's a co-worker that just absolutely drives you bonkers A job that you love except the boss is making your life miserable. Is it a difficult relationship, like a situation with...

How to Stay Organized When You Have Kids in Different Schools

This year I have 5 children in FIVE DIFFERENT SCHOOLS. Yes, that is correct, 5 different schools. If your head is spinning a bit at this notion, I understand because mine is too. However, with kids spanning in age from 6 - 19 years old, we've had kids across several...

Understanding Kids with Trauma History

If you parent or work with kids today, especially kids with behavior needs of any type, there is important information about trauma that will dramatically impact the way you interact with children.** Even though I've been working with kids who experienced childhood...


For the Mom at the Slide: When Parenting is Frighteningly Hard

Carts, Coupons, Cacophony

Carts, Coupons, Cacophony by Jeff Marshall   I am generally not a grocery shopping fan, although if I have to shop for something, I’d prefer it to be food as opposed to siding for the house or bizarre liquid household cleaners. Food is getting so gosh durned...

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Do Your Leadership Quirks Help or Harm You?

Do Your Leadership Quirks Help or Harm You?

What type of leader are you? Do you know your own quirks, desires, strengths and flaws? Do you share these upfront with those around you? What do you think would happen if you did? We all have leadership quirks, idiosyncrasies, and stuff that just drives us nuts....

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I Offer What I Have

I Offer What I Have

I sang for a funeral recently.  I’m not the best singer you'll hear.  I don’t say this to garner compliments or with false modesty.  I’m decent enough but I know there are others who can do it much better. My voice is somewhat rusty.  I had much more practice in my...

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