The Wooden Bowl

I guarantee you will remember the tale of the Wooden Bowl tomorrow, a week from now, a month from now, a year from now.

A frail old man went to live with his son, daughter-in-law, and four-year-old grandson.
The old man’s hands trembled, his eyesight was blurred, and his step faltered.

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Lessons My Father Taught Me

Sunday is Father’s Day. A very special day for Dads everywhere. I wrote a Mother’s Day Tribute, so it is only fair to do the same for Father’s Day. But today, Dad, it’s all about you. I always Blog about mom, and rarely about you. But you have impacted my life more than you could ever imagine. I am where I am today because of mom’s nurturing, but your guidance.

Wordless Wednesday

Watch this incredible video to see Wordless Wednesday come to life! And if you’ve seen…

Saying, “I Love You”

I LOVE YOU. Three simple words. Easy to say. Not often said. I’ll never forget…

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Your Kids & The Line Between Being Assertive and Rude

We all want assertive kids. We all want polite kids. We all want kids with great self esteem and a high confidence level. I am sure no one is on the fence here. Where the lines get blurred, is how to raise an assertive child, to teach them to get their needs met, without being obnoxious and rude.

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Is Your Relationship Stuck In A Rut?

Picture this..

You’re driving along a seemingly smooth road, no unexpected turns or bumps. All of the sudden, you hit a pothole in the road. Didn’t see that coming…

No matter how hard you rev the engine, you just can’t get out of it. The wheels keep spinning but you’re going nowhere. You’re stuck in a rut!

Wordless Wednesday

Do you know what she did?

Her name is Helen Thomas.

She is 89 years old.

She is a reporter.

She is the “Grand Dame” of the White House who outlasted nine American Presidential Administrations.

She was a trailblazer for women in journalism. For many years. She’s been described as a “pioneer” for women.

She recently told a Rabbi that Jews should “get the hell out of Palestine” and “go home” to Poland and Germany.

She’s been forced to resign. The end of her “era.” This is how she went out.

Watch this YouTube Video… What’s your take?

Life Isn’t Always Fair

I wasn’t going to blog today. I was going to take the day off for self care. But I learned a valuable lesson today. A very big one, and I decided to share it. I sit at my computer now, with tears streaming down my eyes. Life isn’t always fair. But we do the best we can with the hand we are dealt. Today, I was pretty shaken.

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You’re So Vain. You Prob’ly Think This Song Is About You…

We often think of the notion of “being vain” as a modern invention. However, go back several thousand years in time, and you can imagine the same issues existed for Cleopatra, as an example. But think about it– under all the layers of make-up, hair spray, body cream, shampoo, sunscreen, lip balm and scrubs, WHO ARE WE? Under all the jackets, shirts, ties, skirts, dresses and underwear, WHO ARE WE?

Running On Empty

Have you been suffering from chronic fatigue lately? Find yourself tossing and turning at night unable to shut off your brain? Feeling at a low… emotionally, physically or spiritually? Have you lost your appetite? Or are you binge eating from stress or boredom? Been looking for your mojo and can’t seem to find it anywhere?

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