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I’m over at The Mom Initiative today talking about ways to stop sibling squabbles!

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Any mom with two or more kids has seen sibling squabbles… from the toy snatching of toddlers to the bickering of older kids. And even though these interactions between sisters and brothers are inevitable, they can sometimes be hard to deal with. Join me over at TheMomInitiative today, where I share six things you can […]  Continue reading Read more…

This is why you should slow down today…

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Here’s another short video from my talk at the Better Together conference – about why you should slow down and not rush the journey. (Easier said than done sometimes, right?) The poem I share in the beginning was written by a 14-year-old, if you can believe it. His name is Jason Lehman and I was so struck […]  Continue reading Read more…

Short video from my keynote – How to love, for real (and how it makes you more joyful!)

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I just got some short video clips of my talk at the Better Together M.O.M. conference, and I’m excited to share this first one with you! (It’s about how letting your walls down, reaching out to others, and just being real can make YOU a more joyful person.) I hope you’re encouraged today! How to […]  Continue reading Read more…

In case you can’t see past these things either (New Book Releases Today!)

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I got an email from my publisher with a sweet note that simply said: Look here: Amazon B&N also has it officially on sale.  This is only the beginning. ♥♥♥ I clicked over and checked out the Amazon and B&N pages that had my new book available for purchase… and it all felt a little surreal. […]  Continue reading Read more…

Where the bliss hides (and a giveaway that will help you find it)

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It’s in the feel of your baby’s sleepy head on your shoulder as you carry her through the grocery store pushing the cart with one hand. It’s in the quiet singing of your preschooler as he sits in the corner during his timeout. And it’s the smile of your eighteen-year old as he walks across the stage to get […]  Continue reading Read more…

Which comes first: positive words or positive behavior?

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Do I love you because you’re beautiful, or are you beautiful because I love you? ~Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, Cinderella I was never much of a dog person until we got our dog Bailey. (Now, I have to admit, I’m a tad ridiculous.) She’s a tiny little Shih Tzu and she’s the sweetest dog […]  Continue reading Read more…

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