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How to Win at Parenting

Have you ever been at Wal-Mart waiting to check out and you suddenly hear a child screaming for candy?  When their mother tells them no, they proceed to flail and scream until they get what they want.  The mother cannot stand the crying and whining and gives in to the demand for candy.  And so,…

Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby!

“Let’s talk about sex baby, let’s talk about you and me.   Let’s talk about all the good things and the bad things that may be.”  I still remember hearing the song as a kid.  It was fun, upbeat and it just had a way of making you want to sing along. How do we bring…

Sunglasses At Night

My 4 year old insisted that he needed to wear sunglasses at night. As a parent, I chuckled about this and then tried to explain to him how silly it was. It was futile to even attempt the conversation. He was wearing them, because they fit his mood at that very moment. Or, they happened…

Negative Thoughts Impact Your Health!

In the last blog post we talked about the ANTS (automatic negative thoughts that enter our brain.)  They are strong little creatures that can carry the heavy weight of a negative thought into our brain and totally disrupt our neurochemistry, causing unnecessary anxiety and stress. For every thought you have, a surge of electrical currents from…

ANTs

  Did you know that ants can lift 50 times their body weight?  Another fun fact about ants – some ants take over and enslave other ants. There are many other fun facts about these tiny creatures, but these two facts stand out to me. I can picture them forming lines and carrying heavy pieces…