Good parents know they need to lead by example.  When your actions are aligned with what you say, you become a person your children want to follow. When you say one thing but do another, you lose trust, a critical element of effective parenting. Ten Ways to Lead Your Children by Example Take responsibility. When you make…

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Happy Mother’s Day to all Moms, Moms-to-Be, and Praying-to-Become Moms.   A MOTHER IS SHE WHO CAN TAKE THE PLACE OF ALL OTHERS BUT WHOSE PLACE NO ONE ELSE CAN TAKE Let’s face it.  Raising a family in today’s chaotic world is really hard.  Most of us are over-worked, over-scheduled, over-stressed and over-tired.  We have…

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This time of year is a time of celebration for so many of us. This sweet little girl is celebrating her second birthday.  She was a VERY unexpected gift to our family.  We have learned so much from her. You know the saying, “Enjoy every minute because they grow up so fast”.  I have finally…

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Have you ever been in an uninspired funk?  I have!  Working, raising a family, working on my own health issues, building an online coaching business… it can get overwhelming!  I’ve had to do a lot of reflection to figure out where I want to go, and how I want to get there.  The only way…

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In remembrance of the tragedies that took place on September 11, 2001. Like most of you, I remember like it was yesterday. I was working at a hospital about an hour north of where we lived and my husband (then fiancee) was working about 30 minutes south of where we lived. I felt like we…

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I have a meaningful and fulfilling career.  I work in a neonatal intensive care unit helping to maximize the developmental outcomes of premature and fragile newborn babies.  I support families during what is probably the most intense and stressful time of their lives.  This work stretches me intellectually and emotionally.  It is truly rewarding and…

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