When Raising Your Children Right Isn’t Good Enough…

You could imagine I get hundreds of emails from parents who are trying to raise their children “right.” But unfortunately raising children “right” isn’t good enough anymore… Even in spite of parent’s best intentions, we are still seeing young people walk away from the path their parents had set from early on. “WHAT IS CAUSING THAT??” you may…

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Transform Your Parenting from the Inside Out

For the first thirteen years of my parenting (more or less), I learned all about what I needed to DO as a parent.  In the last five years, I’ve learned about what I need to BE as a parent.  I realized I could DO a lot of things, but if the INSIDE of my parenting heart wasn’t…

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Need a Jungle Escape? Visit Jungle Island in Miami, Florida

One of the perks of being a mom is I get to go on “field trips,” even at my young age of 39. When looking for field trips, I prefer to look for places that are family friendly, educational, outdoors and fun for all ages. Recently, our family visited a park that fit and exceeded…

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Business and Entrepreneurship Books for the Family- Book Corner 3

Greetings!  There is nothing like immersing in a “living book” to help your kids “experience” the teamwork and thrill of family entrepreneurship.  Enjoy! BIOGRAPHY: Meet a Real Entrepreneur! Young Man in a Hurry: The Story of Cyrus W. Field, by Jean Lee Latham (Gr. 4-12) The heart-grabbing story of the incredible difficulties facing the visionary…

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What to Do When Your Child Doesn’t Like Chores!

In our house, there is always something to do…some work to be done. With six children and many visitors, there is constant clean up or maintenance going on. When I finally feel I’m done, the 4 yr. old drops the juice or the 6 yr. old spills the milk! (You know what I’m talking about) All in…

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Instant Solution for Weary Moms

Exhaustion. Fatigue. Anxiety. Those are words I know too well. Growing up with a single mom who was a true example of hard work ethics and diligence, I learned to work hard from early on. Life taught me that “if you work hard, you get what you get ahead in life.” For that reason, I’ve…

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10 Ways to Guarantee Your Marriage Will End in Divorce

The divorce rate in the United States is nearly 50%. Those are high numbers considering 100% of these couples were supposedly in love when they married. I am sure not one of these couples considered they had a 50/50 chance of not making it. Their dreams to live “happily ever after” ended in a friendly…

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Clear Evidence the Sick are Helping the Sick and Why That’s a BAD Idea!

A personal friend of mine invited me to attend a women’s meeting that featured a very successful emotional healthcare practitioner and out of curiosity I decided to attend. When I arrived, there were over 30 women individually introducing themselves to the rest of the group. To my surprise, the majority of women were either psychologists,…

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Lessons I’ve Learned from Parenting Teens

I have a confession. Before I had children, I didn’t think I’d like having teenagers. This was definitely weird, because once married, I knew I wanted young children right away. I knew I loved young ones! I had been babysitting and nannying for quite a few years. I loved the cuddly babies. I loved the precocious preschoolers. I loved…

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Business and Entrepreneurship Books for the Family- Book Corner 2

Greetings!  There is nothing like immersing in a “living book” to help your kids “experience” the teamwork and thrill of family entrepreneurship.  Since it is Black History Month, we will highlight an amazing African-American entrepreneur.  Enjoy! BIOGRAPHY: Meet a Real Entrepreneur! The Real McCoy: The Life of an African-American Inventor, by Wendy Towle (Gr. 1-5)…

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