Tag Archives: learning

Life Lessons from a Child

Last year, in first grade, my daughter’s teacher had the students write in a “Life Book”. Throughout the school year, students brought in pictures or other meaningful items that could be pasted in the book and then wrote stories or … Continue reading

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Twelve Healthy Habits (or Shoes)

We’ve all heard or read that it takes two weeks to form a habit. The logical, data loving side of me assumes there have been studies that yielded some quality statistics and probability that demonstrate that if, on average, you … Continue reading

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Life After Santa

What happens to Christmas after your child finds out the truth about Santa? The reality is more magical than you ever imagined. Continue reading

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Thank you to the ones who lift me up

Ugh, I just feel like I’m swimming in negativity lately – in the news, on facebook, at work. It’s everywhere, and as much as I joke about being a crabby person, this negativity has taken a turn and is dragging … Continue reading

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Reaching the Perfect Weight

I have achieved my ideal weight! I’ve never reached my goal weight before, though I’ve been this weight (and lighter!) plenty of times. I know you’re dying to hear my secret (and explain that last statement), but let me give … Continue reading

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Too Practical for Fluffy Literature

My daughter and I were reading a book the other day. The story begins with two poor, young women who live in a cottage. One day they come across a destitute, old woman who is starving, so they give the … Continue reading

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High School: 20 Years Later

I’d like to give everybody a little unsolicited advice: get over high school and go to your reunion. First, let me start by telling you who I think I was in high school. I was a weird mix of confident … Continue reading

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