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Keurig and College Students are a Perfect Match

Do you have a college student in your family? After having two graduate, I can't say that I'm truly ready to let my 3rd go, but I must. Perhaps that's one of the many reasons we had 5 children; watching them leave is bittersweet but knowing we still have a few left at home makes it bearable. However, we all know that at some point we must let them go no matter how much we want to hang on.  Speaking about college - remember back when you were … continue reading

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Keurig and College Students are a Perfect Match

Do you have a college student in your family? After having two graduate, I can't say that I'm truly ready to let my 3rd go, but I must. Perhaps that's one of the many reasons we had 5 children; watching them leave is bittersweet but knowing we still have a few left at home makes it bearable. However, we all know that at some point we must let them go no matter how much we want to hang on.  Speaking about college - remember back when you were … continue reading

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Why your Teen Son Lies to You.

When your son becomes a teen and begins acting more elusive or lies, it usually means he wants more room to grow. Or, your son wants to feel free, or escape being yelled at, punished, smacked around, or he is scared of you or just doesn’t trust you. It’s pretty simple if you think about it. I think it really does come down to those few things. But, what seems simple can be very challenging to get past when trying to gain trust or create an … continue reading

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A Challenge to Moms…Self Care

I just got back from a trip where I talked to a group of single moms. They either were divorced from or widowed Navy Seal wives. It was intimidating telling these women who have sacrificed so much for our country to do anything much less convince them that they should listen to what me, a civilian, has to say on the matter of self care. But they were incredibly warm and open and so I thought I'd share with you what I shared with them. Five … continue reading

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Finding a “New” Routine

This past month I decided to end my gym membership. While I did enjoy swimming in the pool, and trying not to trip over my own feet in the Zumba class, I found that I wasn't getting out of it what I needed. I found that I needed something that the gym couldn't offer me. I needed something all the exercise bikes, weights, and talented trainers couldn't provide. I needed something new to catch my interest. So, I decided to turn to the internet … continue reading

Three Tips That May Help Prevent Learning Problems

Three Tips That May Help Prevent Learning Problems

The little blonde head you just kissed is growing beneath your lips! Every day we have opportunities to affect and direct the process of growth under there!! Here are Three Tips to Better Learning 1. Help your child make connections! Your little one is making connections all day. Some of them are funny. They make mistakes and we laugh and enjoy these mistakes. But those mistakes are crucial to learning and making connections. For … continue reading

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Three Tips That May Help Prevent Learning Problems

Three Tips That May Help Prevent Learning Problems

The little blonde head you just kissed is growing beneath your lips! Every day we have opportunities to affect and direct the process of growth under there!! Here are Three Tips to Better Learning 1. Help your child make connections! Your little one is making connections all day. Some of them are funny. They make mistakes and we laugh and enjoy these mistakes. But those mistakes are crucial … continue reading

Today In Health And Well Being

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Healthy Snacks for the Busy Mom

It's natural to think of your family when it involves healthy snacks but how often do you think of yourself? In order to keep up with the busyness of your life, you must and I repeat you must focus on choosing healthy meals and healthy snacks to … continue reading

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Do You Have a Food Addiction? 5 Reasons You Might Have One and What to do About It

Do you have a food addiction? This is something that I have seen not only in my own life but also with others as well.  How many people do you know who have an addiction to chocolate? I know I do and I'm working on getting rid of it. But, what … continue reading

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How to Effectively Safeguard Medicines that Contain DXM

As our teens head back to school, it’s important that we, as parents, prepare for what can happen when they are suddenly stressed out from schoolwork and overwhelmed by peer pressure. In order to find temporary relief from such stressors, our … continue reading

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The Five Biggest Myths About Veganism

Let's face it, there are a lot of different styles of eating and diet available to us today.  One of the most popular by far is that of veganism.  For the sake of this blog post, I will be defining veganism as "a diet that eliminates all animal … continue reading

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Who Wants to Live Longer?

There seems to be an obsession with wanting to live longer. Do you want to live longer? Have you ever watched the multitude of infomercials? They are targeting 2 main topics - weight loss and aging. But they are targeting people who want a … continue reading

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Finding a “New” Routine

This past month I decided to end my gym membership. While I did enjoy swimming in the pool, and trying not to trip over my own feet in the Zumba class, I found that I wasn't getting out of it what I needed. I found that I needed something … continue reading

Don't Neglect Your Furry Friends

Don’t Neglect Your Furry Friends

The summer months are in full force. The heat and the humidity is something that affects everyone; adults and animals alike. It's important to remember that the heat will deplete your energy. In order to stay energized and refreshed it's … continue reading

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Three Tips That May Help Prevent Learning Problems

Three Tips That May Help Prevent Learning Problems

The little blonde head you just kissed is growing beneath your lips! Every day we have opportunities to affect and direct the process of growth under there!! Here are Three Tips to Better Learning 1. Help your child make connections! Your … continue reading

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Start a love triangle.

Have you ever considered starring in a love triangle? No, no, nothing that will land you trouble or be the basis for a network television special. This love triangle features you and your child. Here’s how it goes: 1-1-1. For each … continue reading

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An Education that Stands the Test of Time

A revolution is in education is occurring and we are experiencing this very important time in history firsthand. Real education is bursting at the seams, but if you’re not properly prepared it can be the best of times or the worst of times to … continue reading

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A Challenge to Moms…Self Care

I just got back from a trip where I talked to a group of single moms. They either were divorced from or widowed Navy Seal wives. It was intimidating telling these women who have sacrificed so much for our country to do anything much less … continue reading

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Be the Mom in Your Homeschool

When talking homeschooling with parents who don’t homeschool, how often have you heard comments like:  “I could never teach my children because I don’t know math” or one of my favorites “All I know how to do is shop” or “I could never homeschool … continue reading

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Start Your Morning Right with this Easy Breakfast

Start Your Morning Right with this Easy Breakfast

After living a high raw food lifestyle now for many years, I've created certain habits that make my raw life simple, delicious, and downright juicy!  One of those habits is to order in bulk from my raw food company of choice.  I get raw cashews, … continue reading

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Delicious Summer Breakfast Recipe

Summer is such a great time to gain momentum with your radiant health journey by including the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables typically available this time of year.  Loving your body by giving it the most nutrient dense foods is such a … continue reading

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10 Really Good Quinoa Recipes With Less Than 10 Ingredients

Do you eat quinoa? If not, you really should. Quinoa is really good for you. It's full of fiber and protein and is very versatile. That said, if you look through most quinoa cookbooks or other cookbooks with quinoa recipes often the majority of … continue reading

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6 Simple Strategies For Creating Headlines That Don’t Suck

Great headlines are a wonderful way to grab some attention from your audience but they are often difficult to construct.  I did a little checking with some of my colleagues and found out that some of those headlines or subject lines that got … continue reading

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Creative Ways to Market Your Business With Instagram

We've all heard the saying that a picture is worth a thousand words.  Well, Instagram is all that and more! Most of us already know that Instagram is a visual platform and a fun way to stay in touch with the antics of family and friends.  But … continue reading

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How Your Mindset Can Make or Break Your Business – Part 2

Have your thoughts been holding your back, or helping you shoot for the moon? In Part One of this series, I covered the steps you can take to control and direct your inner dialog, so that it works for you, and not against you. As we embark on … continue reading

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21 Inspirational Quotes That Could Change Your Perspective

Inspirational quotations and motivational messages have the power to transform a dreary week into one of hope, and a hopeful week into one of action.  Here are 21 of my favorites. "Accept responsibility for your life.  Know that it is you who … continue reading

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The Goal For The New Year – Take One Day At A Time

Happy New Year! If you're like most, you're wondering what happened to the past year. For some reason the time seems to be a rapid speed mode and there is no way to stop it. However, you don't have to be on the same speed to truly enjoy life. … continue reading

Start the New Year with a Healthier Mind and Body

Start the New Year with a Healthier Mind and Body

The new year is quickly approaching and of course, you will be bombarded with many infomercials and commercials for new year's resolutions. You know the usual, lose weight with this potion, gain body muscle with this machine, look leaner with … continue reading