Sleep Lessons from the Skating Rink

Sleep Lessons from the Skating Rink I may be dating myself, but back in the day one of the “things to do” as a teen was spend the afternoon (and sometimes evening) at the roller skating rink. Rollerblades were just becoming popular, so skates with two wheels in the front and two in the back […]

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Welcome to a new year! I hope 2016 is off to a good start so far for you and your family.   If you’re like most people, starting a new calendar is an exciting time because January 1st brings about the idea that “this year will be better than the last” and that change is […]

You Matter Monday Challenge #8: BREATHE!

Your baby is crying…AGAIN.  The kids are running through the house pulling out every toy they own…AGAIN. Your toddler dropped his blueberry yogurt on the floor you just cleaned…AGAIN. Your child tripped over air and face planted into the wall… AGAIN.  You feel annoyed, frustrated and just plain over these daily – hourly — occurrences. […]

You Matter Monday Challenge #7: Smile

Today is the day to just smile.  That’s right – smile! Have you ever tried to not smile when a baby or toddler flashes you one of those grins that seems to keep you captivated? It’s basically impossible. Not matter what kind of mood you’re in, you can’t help but feel the pure joy and […]

You Matter Monday Challenge #6: Dance It Out

What was your favorite show to watch growing up? For me it was Star Search with Ed McMahon.  As a little girl I spent hours dancing, singing, and performing.  I was always getting “4 stars”!  I loved it! It brought me such joy, and I just knew I’d spend the rest of my life dancing. […]