Wednesday, December 16, 2015


During this time of college early decision notifications I share with you this insightful article!
"I'm going to say something a bit unheard of in modern times. My thoughts are anathema for most parents. But I'm done pretending.
Here goes ...
I don't care where my children go to college. I'm not saying I don't care in the but-deep-down-I'm-hoping-they-get-a-full-ride-to-Harvard way. And I'm not saying that I don't care because my kids are complete failures destined for a life of living in my basement watching Family Guy re-runs. Nope, it isn't any of that."  Catherine Pearlman       

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Thursday, December 3, 2015


As we enter the holiday season, stress can get the best of all of us - I am sharing a link (below) to an article on mindfulness and a great website,  for 2, 5, and 10 minute meditations. It is powerful. I challenge you to try it for yourself and suggest your kids try it at the end of the night as a way to de-stress and unwind for bed! 

For the link, click here

Mindfulness Meditation Benefits: 20 Reasons Why It's Good For Your Mental And Physical Health

Here are 10    
 (to read the full article click here )

·       It lowers stress -- literally.
·       It can make your grades better
·       It changes the brain in a protective way.
·       It works as the brain's "volume knob."
·       It makes music sound better
·       It has four elements that help us in different ways.
·       It could help the elderly feel less lonely.
·       It comes in handy during cold season.
·       It also lowers depression risk among teens.
·       It supports your weight-loss goals.
·       It helps you sleep better.