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
Keir GilchristWhat stress can do to teenagers Craig, a sixteen-year-old hears the voices of his parents and his sistersay, "Don't do it," and wakes up in a sweat.His parents love him. They're nice people, so what's the problem?Stress. He doesn't want to disappoint his family, especially not hisdad.This is his life, and one Sunday morning at 5 a.m., he wakes up from hisrecurring nightmare, shaking. He's standing on the metal railing,getting ready to jump off a bridge, and this time, he doesn't…See More
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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.
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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.