Preventing A Child From A Possible Addiction

Drugs are a very real danger in our society. Our children are especially vulnerable. While children make their own decisions, there are things you can do at home to help guide them in the right direction. Here are a few tips to prevent your child from a possible addiction.

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Selecting Your Child’s Summer Carpool

Guest Post from Free Lance Writer : Amy Patterson Your daughter has swimming lessons each morning at the local pool, your youngest son has baseball practice, and your oldest son starts driver’s training. Their activities all start within a half hour of one another. As a mom, you’ve got many super powers, but driving to […]

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Cooking With Your Kids

Written by: Christine Egan I was recently asked by a TV news producer “Do I have any tips for getting dinner on the table?” Two things ran through my head as I attempted to answer this question. 1. Do I share that getting food on the table every night is a real struggle for me […]

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Try this Simple Trick to Stop Negative Body Talk

What if I told you that 80 percent of your thoughts on a daily basis were negative? Yep, that’s right. And what’s even more alarming is that we have the same exact negative thoughts the next day.

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My Emotions Thermometer

All week long, we have immersed ourselves in all things Inside Out!  And what a week it’s been!  Disney’s Pixar movie, Inside Out, personifies five main emotions and shows how they drive our behavior and influence the choices we make.  Sometimes those emotions can get the better of us and can cloud our judgment – […]

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Keep your Cool- Talking about Anger with your Kids

Anger is a very strong emotion which everyone exhibits, and when left unchecked, it can lead us to do very destructive things.  Such is the case for Riley in the movie, Inside Out.  Anger is the 3rd emotion or character that emerges when Riley’s Dad tells her that she cannot have dessert if she does […]

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What makes you feel Joy?

Oh, Joy! It’s Monday and there’s a lot to be HAPPY about! Each day this week we will spotlight one of the characters from Disney’s Pixar film, Inside Out.  There are 5 core emotions that are portrayed in the movie:  Joy, Sadness, Fear, Anger and Disgust.    Joy is the first emotion introduced in the […]

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