What Message is Unintentionally Leaking Out of You?

Apparently, our true feelings can literally leak out of our body. Harvard researchers Ambady and Rosenthal explore how feelings can travel through less controllable channels via the article, “Thin Slices of Expressive Behavior as Predictors of Interpersonal Consequence: A Meta-Analysis.”* “…people can choose their facial, vocal and bodily expressions. The lack of control of nonverbal behavior could…

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Lesson from the Fire- Home is NOT Where Your Steak Knives Sit.

My kids and I went to the park down the street, one July day. We were enjoying the hot summer morning, playing tag, “man on woodchips” and catch. Little did we know, while playing, that our home was on fire, just a block away.   We were gone for forty minutes. We were already walking back home,…

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Adults Should Not Ride Kid Bikes #notarule

Stop Living by Rules that Don’t Exist! Want to stop living by rules that don’t exist? Want to add some much needed fun and adventure into your daily life? (Yes, even YOU have time for this!) My brilliant friends, Jason and Kim Kotecki, are launching their new book this week- which can seriously kick off…

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The Mother ‘Hood video serves up Moms a great reminder!

Although this video was created by Similac to blow up stereotypes of parents and their views of breastfeeding, this video reminds us all of something really important: We are in this Motherhood thing together! I am reminded that stopping any remaining strands of “mommy wars” or judgments of other Moms starts with me…and you. A…

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Grocery Store Tantrum…When It’s Not Your Kid! What To do?

I was encouraged by a friend’s recent Facebook post who was grocery shopping and took a risk when she saw a fellow Momma trying to deal with her own child’s tantrum. I have written about my desire for Moms to have a secret gesture, to show each other support in a situation such as this,…

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