Tips to Making it a Fun & Productive Summer

Summer is here!!!  I love summer.  My kids schedules get more relaxed and as a result we all relax a bit.  But it is easy for the summer to fly by with nothing accomplished.  Yes accomplished.  Things can be done in the summer to to make it productive but the focus has to be on … More Tips to Making it a Fun & Productive Summer

When A Charity Becomes Personal: My Worst Birthday EVER.

This year will mark the 10 year anniversary of the worst birthday I have ever experienced.  See, I was born on August 17th and just 4 days earlier I had given birth to my 3rd baby girl.  I had eagerly waited her arrival as all mom’s do.  I was so calm about my birth because … More When A Charity Becomes Personal: My Worst Birthday EVER.

Rewarding Positive Behavior May Give You Negative Results

So the world has evolved to one of golden stars and treasure chests. The idea is pretty simple… The child does well and performs the tasks that they are asked to perform, and they are then rewarded. The sad truth is, life isn’t like that! No one gives us prizes or gold stars for paying … More Rewarding Positive Behavior May Give You Negative Results