Category Archives: mental health

Randy Rainbow Faves

A modest collection of a few of our favorite Randy Rainbow hits, although there are so many it’s hard to choose.         And just because I happen to be writing this on the day of the Royal … Continue reading

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Randy Rainbow Live in Boston with Gavin

Thursday, May 17th 2018 For Gavin’s 10th birthday I gave him tickets to see RANDY RAINBOW LIVE! 2018-05-17 RANDY RAINBOW LIVE IN BOSTON [1:58]:   It was awesome, thrilling and wonderful and we had NO idea we would get to … Continue reading

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First Grade Progress

Saturday, May 12th 2018 After all the storm and stress of No Progress and Spaghetti, I receive this additional report from ClaraJane’s assistant teacher:   That she has been afraid to raise her hand is a topic that has bewildered … 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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