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A smile

A smile, such a simple gesture. We do it all the time. It’s a universal gesture that is known all over the world, in every culture on the planet. It’s something that happens on our faces that connects us with … Continue reading

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Let the Summer Break Begin!!

I remember as a child thinking it took for-evvvvvvvv-eeeeeee-rrrrr for school to be out and for the Summer vacation to begin. Now as an adult, it gets here too quickly. Summer is a time for family vacations, special get-aways and … Continue reading

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The Quest for Perfection

Do you ever notice how “Striving for Perfection” seems to be the quest we are all on? In our media, we see one perfect body after another. Even with the new and improved Bruce Jenner, we see perfection in his/her … Continue reading

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Enjoying your Summer!

We are in full swing of our Summer months. What is it about Summer that causes us to get excited? Is it vacation? Kid’s out of school? The warmer weather? Maybe it’s a combination of all of these things. I … Continue reading

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Marriage Overhaul

I think about the Fall season approaching, I think about Spring cleaning. I know this may sound weird or abnormal but I typically do an overhaul on my closets, drawers, cabinets during the Fall. Something about finishing up the year … Continue reading

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Tips for Parents for Back to School Routines

It’s such an exciting time for families with their bundle of joys returning to school or starting school for the first time. It’s important to establish a back-to-school routine as soon as possible. What does your routine look like in … Continue reading

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

I have been so amazed at the number of people that have chosen to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge! I just completed my challenge today and donated also. The contagiousness of the challenge is a reminder of the … Continue reading

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Depression – The Silent Suffering

So saddened by the loss of such a creative genius. Robin Williams will always be remembered for his comedic talent and his ability to bring life to the amazing characters we’ve been privileged to know. So many do suffer in … Continue reading

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Spend Quality Time with your Spouse

What a nice surprise I received tonight! First just let me say I’m not always overly excited by cancellations. I know that they happen and often for good reasons. I try and look at them as a gift that come … Continue reading

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Reflection on Changing Your Self-Talk

As I reflect back on the hours upon hours of time I have spent redeveloping my Website, I am truly reminded of three things: 1. The patience that is required and; 2. Changing your self-talk can change how you feel about something; and 3. … Continue reading

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