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6 Tips You Can Use to Help Your Grandchildren Unplug
3 months ago

6 Tips You Can Use to Help Your Grandchildren Unplug

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The other day I was stunned by a news report I saw on TV. It described a month-long camp where parents can send their kids to unplug when they’ve become addicted to screen time. What?! Read More

Do You Love the Holidays? Do You Embrace them Even if You Don’t?
3 months ago

Do You Love the Holidays? Do You Embrace them Even if You Don’t?

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There are two kinds of people: those who adore the time-tested holiday traditions, the shopping, the wrapping, the cooking, the expectations… and those who, for whatever reason, don’t.

Of those who don’t, there are the ones who carry on anyway, and there are the ones who realize it’s okay not to conform, that they can make other choices. So, they do. Read More

This Authentic Baker’s Dough Recipe Will Take You Back to Your Childhood
3 months ago

This Authentic Baker’s Dough Recipe Will Take You Back to Your Childhood

You may remember this Baker’s Dough recipe from when you were a kid because before there was ever Playdough, there was Baker’s Dough. It’s the perfect thing to share over the holidays, especially if you are going to have kids running around. Honestly though, I know that adults love this one, too. Read More

How to Give and Receive Gifts Graciously During the Holidays
3 months ago

How to Give and Receive Gifts Graciously During the Holidays

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With Christmas approaching, presents, trees, decorations and even the gorgeous lights in the different towns we visit sometimes seems a little pointless. So many other people are doing the same thing! It’s almost overload. Read More

Family Gatherings Not Your Thing? You Can Still Have a Happy Holidays!
3 months ago

Family Gatherings Not Your Thing? You Can Still Have a Happy Holidays!

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There’s usually no way to avoid a holiday get-together. If you’ve got a large family or live far from your parents or siblings, chances are you’re heading to a relative’s house this month.

Or, perhaps you’ve got your own circle of friends and prefer a more sedate dinner rather than a house full of children of varying ages, along with the obligatory exchange of gifts. Read More

3 Mindfulness Tools to Stop You from Overindulging in Holiday Treats
3 months ago

3 Mindfulness Tools to Stop You from Overindulging in Holiday Treats

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I often think back several years ago to a time when I wanted to quit drinking coffee. Each day I would walk by a lovely café en route to work and that little voice in my head would say, I want a cup of coffee.

Before I knew it, I was carrying a steaming hot latte into my office. I felt totally powerless to keep my word. My thoughts called the shots. Has this ever happened to you? Read More

What Are Your Favorite Christmas Memories and Traditions?
3 months ago

What Are Your Favorite Christmas Memories and Traditions?

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Everyone remembers Christmas – the lucky ones amongst us will have fond memories of family traditions from an early age. Read More

Dealing with Christmas Stress in My Own Special Way
3 months ago

Dealing with Christmas Stress in My Own Special Way

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If Christmas is supposed to be the happiest time of the year, why are we all so stressed, anxious and miserable? Why does so much unpleasant stuff come up during the Christmas holidays? Have you ever noticed how many deaths occur in December? How many people get sick? How many people are divorcing? Fighting? Separating? Angry? Pissed off? Read More

Let’s Celebrate Our Timeless Family Traditions. They Matter!
3 months ago

Let’s Celebrate Our Timeless Family Traditions. They Matter!

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The kitchen is often known as the heart of the home, and it has always been my favorite place during the holiday season. The hustle and bustle start shortly after Halloween as the grocery lists get started, and the famous family recipes emerge from their recipe boxes. Read More

A Legacy of Values Is a Great Holiday Gift for Grandkids
3 months ago

A Legacy of Values Is a Great Holiday Gift for Grandkids

As our age of wisdom approaches with entering our fifth decade of life, many of us realize we want to share our values and hard-earned lessons with younger family members. We want to guide them toward valuable choices. After all, they don’t have to learn everything the hard way. Read More