MANAGING HOLIDAY STRESS

MANAGING HOLIDAY STRESS

The most wonderful season of all?  Yes, it can be but it can also be filled with stress, over commitments, arguments and utter exhaustion.   How many of us wind up getting sick either during or after the holidays?  We get so excited for the lights, the outings, the parties, the gift giving we end up…

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Comments (0) December 3, 2013
NO CAPE NEEDED

NO CAPE NEEDED

We have all been here. “Can any parent volunteer this week to help the kids make snowflakes for the preschool holiday party?”  Says the innocuous e-mail to the parents of my daughter’s preschool class.  My response; a snowflake building art project with preschoolers?  An hour of my time?  A chance to look good in front…

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Comments (0) September 6, 2013

THE HIGHS AND LOWS OF DECEMBER

(Author’s note – This was supposed to be posted on January 1st and due to falling down a worm hole in time consisting of a 4 year old’s birthday, a traveling husband and a new found addiction to Game of Thrones it is now being posted on January 22nd). The holiday season is behind us. …

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Comments (0) September 6, 2013
WHAT WOULD THE NEIGHBORS SAY?

WHAT WOULD THE NEIGHBORS SAY?

One of my colleagues told me once a great saying that has stuck with me for years- “What other people think of you is none of your business.” At the time I was flabbergasted as I have grown up with the exact opposite principle – pleasing others.  For as long as I can remember, I…

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Comments (0) September 6, 2013