Category Archives: Family

Keeping it Simple!

The holiday season is officially on. It is a time of joy and good cheer.  However, with so many distractions, it can also become quite stressful. Here are 10 simple suggestions that can help: 1. Make it your goal to … Continue reading

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Teenagers in Transition

Notice how a sweet child can suddenly turn into an angry teenager. I am talking angry and also mean.  Hold on, there is a reason for this sudden change in personality. Teenagers are in a transitional stage. What that means is … Continue reading

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National Day of Prayer

Today has been designated as the National Day of Prayer. Join me as we take the time to pray for: Peace Respect for all life Attitude of forgiveness Your wisdom, Lord “When you feel the tension mounting, and across the … Continue reading

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Conquering Stress

A story worth sharing. (Author unknown) A young lady confidently walked around the room while leading and explaining stress management to an audience; with a raised glass of water, and everyone knew she was going to ask the ultimate question, … Continue reading

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A Time for Good Counsel

Reading the scriptures today, I was reminded of an important lesson I would like to share with you.  This lesson goes back to the day of Moses, taken from Exodus 18: 13-24. The story is about Moses and the difficult … Continue reading

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We are all ready to make resolutions, but can we keep them?

Simple tips for making your resolutions last: Start with successes already achieved. List those goals, big or small, you were successful with in 2011. This provides the “winning attitude” that leads to permanent change. I agree with Stephen Covey when … Continue reading

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How can every day be a family fun day?

Here is a technique that works not only for families, but has been used successfully in classrooms as well as on TV shows. Every day, Monday through Friday, is designated by a specific theme or focus for that day. Each … Continue reading

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