Want a Good Habit? Get A Trigger

There she was in a pickle of a position trying to figure out how she did it to herself -- again. I mean, she did everything right, right? She made her plan, put it on her calendar, and even set an alarm to get it done -- so when the alarm rang, did she execute? …

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How To Get Energy Using Legal Stimulants!

So there I was spread across our king-sized master bed like a snow angel - a very pregnant snow angel.  We had just arrived home from the local "weekend warrior" hangout --Home Depot -- where my husband spent over an hour getting the 411 on how to put in a window. He even bought the …

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May The Rules Be Forever In Your Favor

Oh, how little does mom know that "Calvin Ball" is really the game called, "Calvin Wins," because Calvin keeps changing the rules to be in his favor. Just yesterday, this thing about rules came up. I was having coffee and a yummy (yes, chocolate) croissant with my Bestie when the conversation veered, smack dab, into …

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What to Do When Your Child Wants to Quit

The school year is finally in full swing, and you feel like your routine has a nice hum to it. Life feels manageable, again. It feels good, steady, and on track. Then -- it starts. You see the look on your child's face. The shoulders are slumped over. Not a lot of eye contact. Feet …

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This Book Can Change Everything You Thought Was True About How We Learn

Did you ever read a book that made bells ring and light bulbs go off in your brain? Well, the latest hit for me comes from a book written by Daniel Coyle entitled, The Talent Code. The Talent Code does something that a lot of books in this genre does not do - it explains …

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Successfully Yours,

It's 4 O'clock in the afternoon, and I had just wolfed down two eggs, toast and hash browns at the local IHOP. I think I remembered to actually taste the food. My life has been racing by for the past two weeks, and another full day of life -- school, chores, work, shopping, family time, …

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