The Power of Service

I earned a spot working one of the most coveted parent volunteer roles at my daughter’s school – serving at the Valentine’s tea. The little boys look so dapper in their ties and coats and the girls take on a new air in their dress clothes. The teacher brings in lace linens and her grandmother’s china, a…

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The Big Power of a Little Break

Last night after a long day of work, I was folding laundry with my daughter. I was tired and grouchy and was snippy. My daughter talks a lot and I wasn’t able to keep up with answering her questions and funneling her incredible energy while doing chores (which was the last thing I wanted to be doing after a…

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My Little Love Line

I don’t wait for observations like Valentine’s Day to give my love to the people who matter. (I do love the excuse to eat a ton of candy though!) For all of my daughter’s years of life (she is 4) I say to her multiple times per week “I love you today, and every day, in each and every…

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The Power of A Personal Mantra

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When I did my last move, I came across a lime-green notecard with these words and teared up. These simple steps have helped me so much in life. When I was in my mid 20’s, one of my undergraduate courses at Antioch University in Santa Barbara required students to create a personal code of ethics. My learning experience yielded this…

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