Category Archives: forgiveness

At Rise: Go Create

Tuesday, July 10th 2018 Part of our kids’ “Non-School Morning Routine” includes the directive to “GO CREATE!” AT RISE:   The two kids come up to mommy working at the computer at the dining room table. Gavin:  Um Mamma?  For “Go … Continue reading

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Parenting: Getting Unstuck

June 13th 2018 Today I said this to my daughter: Me:  Sweetheart I want to talk with you about something.  You know how sometimes when you don’t like something or you get stressed, you… I don’t know a better way … Continue reading

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Secret Juggler: Haitian Cake

Saturday, June 9th 2018 Leaving my gig in Cambridge at 4:40pm, I see this text from my 5pm client in Malden: “No one here yet can jennythejuggler come @5:30?” My booking manager has already replied:  “Sorry she can’t change times … Continue reading

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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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