Category Archives: Daily Life

Snippets and stories of my life

Celebrating Celebration

There’s been a lot to celebrate here in Wisconsin over the last few weeks.  Historical sporting events, perfect weather, and high school homecomings top the list.  So, it’s got me thinking about the power of celebration. I’ve posted before about celebrating … Continue reading

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Pick Me! Pick Me! Article on Me Time for Yourtango.com

Update:  Here’s the article!  My stuff is on page 2  🙂 I was asked by YourTango.com to submit an article about “Me Time” and moms.  The following is the piece I submitted.  There is the possibility of it making it … Continue reading

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Feelings about Caring about Feelings

I’ve been thinking about feelings this week. I believe that I am responsible for my own feelings.  It’s my job to pay attention to how I’m feeling and my job to feel my way through any negative or less-than-desirable feelings that surface.  If … Continue reading

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When Kids Bring Home Problems – Love and Logic Post

The following landed in my email inbox yesterday and I felt compelled to share.  Love and Logic is relatively well aligned with I Love Me Mom philosophy (perhaps I’ll post sometime on our philosophical differences), and this particular strategy feels … Continue reading

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Entitlement 101

In recent years, much has been written and said about the current generation of young adults and your inflated sense of entitlement.  You feel that the world should be handed to you on a silver platter and that your every … Continue reading

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Connection Redirection

Remember Pavlov?  He’s the guy that rang the bell then fed the dog. After a few go-rounds, he could ring the bell and the dog would salivate.  The dog made a connection between the bell and food.  In reality, there is … Continue reading

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I Can Do It!

We had some friends over the other day, and Nathan (age 6) asked about having a snack.  I asked him what kind of snack he was thinking about, and he decided that a peanut butter and jelly would do the … Continue reading

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