Are kids copying their parents when they lie? Photo from NY magazine article 98% of kids think that lying is morally wrong, yet 98% of kids lie. Why? It starts very young as a way to avoid punishment. Some kids have mastered lying as young as two or three, and this can be linked to a sign of…See More
"I was just talking about this with a lady I met yesterday! And my daughter is only 6! It's getting harder and harder to find age-appropriate clothing. I HATE shopping for bathing suits for my daughter. Last summer, even the one-piece suits…"
You're feeling sorry for yourself.Your (fill in the part of your body) hurts, you've got a meeting you're not looking forward to, you cheated on your diet, you had an argument with someone close to you, you're looking for work, or perhaps, like me, you've got a deadline to meet and you're stressing out whether you'll finish on time.So what better time than, now, to shift to a positive attitude. After all, "A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug."…See More
Share a little something about yourself with other moms.
I'm a mom of three sons, a wife, author and a risk-taker.
One big risk we took to reconnect our family, and have some adventure, was to uproot our three sons from a comfortable house in Orange County, California, to a hut on stilts in Belize, Central America. I've written a family/travel memoir: Freeways to Flip-Flops: Our Year of Living Like the Swiss Family Robinson.
What is your blogging philosophy?
I post twice a week on Mondays and Thursdays about inspirational topics that we can all relate to that can help us see other options we may not have thought of. Parenting, family, work, travel, writing and more.
Hi there from The Girlz Korner in upstate New York where you'll find light, witty and rather entertaining articles on every topic imaginable from The Little Black Dress to Making Whoopie. So if you get a chance to kick back and exhale, if only for a brief moment ... come on over and see me some time.
Dental insurance is necessary to maintain proper dental health and in case of dental emergencies. Dental infections, injuries, and other dental emergencies can happen without warning. Out-of-pocket (OOP) emergency dental costs can be quite costly, depending on your specific situation. The cost of…
Parenting teens is hard enough, but parenting a troubled teen can feel impossible. Most parents simply don’t have the training in psychotherapy techniques, communication skills, and mentoring necessary to guide a teen through the troubled years of adolescence, especially when that teen is also struggling with mental…