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September 2016

Your Dreams vs Their Dreams

Parenting

Lesson: Are we pushing our children to fulfill our lost dreams or teaching them to dream for themselves? Itโ€™s very natural for parents to want better lives for their children. Actually we should! No parent wants their child to…

3 Budget Grocery Shopping Tips

Home & Wellness

Lesson: In the past, grocery shopping has been one of my least favorite things to do! On top of that, I have been a notorious over spender at the grocery store! ๐Ÿ™ I enjoy food and I love to…

“Be” In the Moment

Life

Lesson: I recently jumped into the world of social media with both feet.I must say I am pretty amazed at how it connects you to so many people! I am equally amazed with how time consuming it can be.…

Developing โ€œProblem-Solversโ€

Education

Lesson: Creating an environment for critical thinking is a go-to in schools right now. Colleges and corporations are reporting that students are entering college and the workplace with minimal problem solving skills. So to address this concern, most schools…

Benefits of Manuka Honey

Home & Wellness

Lesson: So this past week I came down with the worst cold out of nowwhere! Thankfully, I was able to go about a year without getting a cold or the flu, so this caught me totally off guard! During…

Your Words Have Power

Parenting

Lesson: I think many of us mindlessly say things on a daily basis without weighing the effect of our words. Our words have power, good or bad, a lesson that my second mother (my Aunt Velma) drilled into my…

5 Ways to Partner with Your Child’s Teacher

Education

Lesson: One of the wisest and most beneficial things you can do to positively affect your childโ€™s education is partner with their teacher! A typical school day for most children is 7 to 8 hours, which is almost 40…

Reflections In the Mirror

Life

Lesson: Have you ever gotten to work in the morning and checked yourself over in the bathroom mirror and noticed something off, something you missed when you took the final look at yourself before you left home? I have!…

Cry Now or Cry Later

Parenting

Being an educator gave me an opportunity to have an up-close look at many different parenting styles. I witnessed so many great parenting strategies, as well as some not-so-great ones. Both were parenting teachers for me and gave me…

8 Steps to a Successful Start of the Week

Home & Wellness

Lesson: When I first met my husband, he used to laugh at me when I would totally “checkout” on Sunday evenings to prepare myself for the upcoming week. I used to tell him if I donโ€™t have a strong…