Month: May 2016

Memorial Day 2016

I originally wrote this in 2012. It received so many positive comments that I decided to repost it every year, just as it was written then. God bless our troops and their families as we remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. Memorial Day Weekend What will you be doing…
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Housecleaning

As I was cleaning my house this week, I was reminded that if I were ever financially wealthy I would have a maid and a cook (and maybe a personal trainer). Then I remembered, I’m wealthy in other ways. I absolutely love my family and am loved in return. So, while I was mumbling under…
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A Rude Awakening

Today is the first day I’ve had, in a number of days, to “sleep in.” I went to bed last night with great anticipation of catching up on some well-deserved sleep. I was just rolling over and resettling for the extra sleep when I realized why I had such a rude awakening in the first…
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Praise the Positive

Last week I gave you an example of someone who was amazing at maintaining their composure during a child’s acting out for negative attention. I mentioned that many times, it is advisable to ignore the negative behavior if it is intentionally attention seeking. Although, I also added that the child must be safe, so if…
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