Category Archives: forgiveness

Parenting: No Progress Report

Friday, May 11th 2018 After much to-do about each of the kids’ Weekly Progress Reports -aka: “Smiley Face Chart”-  it’s Friday and they each come home empty handed.  After all the discussions, supportive questions and encouraging reminders etc.,  it’s finally Friday.  … Continue reading

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Parenting: The Spaghetti Lecture

Friday, May 11th 2018   OK Kids sit down. Stop fiddling.  Give me your undivided attention.  This may not be fun, but it’s important. OK, you know how we have perfectly clean, drinkable water on tap 24/7 year round no … Continue reading

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Mindfulness: Just Breathe (Video)

May 2018 I just love this Just Breathe video about Mindfulness. Just Breathe” by Julie Bayer Salzman & Josh Salzman (Wavecrest Films) [3:41]:   That’s three minutes and 41 seconds very well spent. #MindfulnessIsASuperPower  #WithMindfulnessAllThingsArePossible #MindfulnessIsTheAnswer ♥

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Hospital Clowning: May the Fourth Be With You

Friday, May 4th 2018   Another great day with Dr. Gonzo, my Jedi Master for the day.   Even though; 1)   NOT A GIRL! First elevator ride and we’ve captured the interest of a sweet small child and mother.  They are … Continue reading

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Why Mindfulness Is a Superpower

  Why Mindfulness Is a Superpower: An Animation  [2:43]:   Narrated by Dan Harris. ♠

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Mindfulness in a School Show

Wednesday, May 2nd 2018 I lead my audience of 6-12 year olds through an impromptu Mindfulness Exercise today.  After having praised some of them on their self-regulation, one of them raised a hand and asked, “What’s self-regulation?”  Such a great … Continue reading

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Do We Have Any Pizza Left Mom?

Monday, April 30th 2018 AT RISE:  Mom & kids are walking to the bus stop before school the day before Boy turns ten. Boy:  Hey Mom? Mom:  Yeah babe? Boy:  Do we have any pizza left? Mom:  Well yeah (there are … Continue reading

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