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February 2, 2017
"Intimacy"

I still own a dictionary!!! I love words because they are so powerful and when use properly can make us feel so understood and cherished and when used to hurt can stay with us forever like wounds that will never heal. Sitting down today and thinking about intimacy and what it means, I wanted to […]

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January 28, 2017
I couldn't wait to tell you!!!

I have been holding off on the announcement but I'm bursting at the seams!! On March 30th at 2pm, I will be speaking at the 6th Annual Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy!!!  My talk will focus on parental interventions and how parents can give their kids the tools need to have the lives they […]

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January 19, 2017
How are your changes treating you?

How are your changes going?! I don’t know about you but I have felt myself slip back a couple of times. I have been paying attention to when I do it and it is usually when I’m tired and the old way feels easier. What about you? At the end of 2016, I started making […]

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January 5, 2017
Ready to Make Some Changes?

For a really long time (and maybe even now on a bad day) I think that “if I can just do _____ or finish _____, everything will be ok.”   Since I know I’m not the only person who can be hard on themselves, I’m guessing at least some of you have this problem too. […]

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December 22, 2016
Goodbye 2016!!

I mentioned in another post that I HATE New Year’s resolutions, I do. I think they are demotivating and counter productive. I do believe in CHANGE.   I recently read, “Tribes” by Seth Godin. I won’t lie to you and tell you it was the best book I’ve ever read and I don’t think that […]

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December 8, 2016
I Hate New Year Resolutions

As the New Year creeps up, I usually see more in the news, on Facebook and hear from people that they are thinking about what they plan to do differently in the next year and that often comes in the form of New Year’s Resolutions. To be honest, I have a tendency to glaze over […]

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November 24, 2016
Holidays = Family Stress?

As the holidays are upon us, it is difficult not to think about family, how you grew up and the state of your relationship(s) with your family. Estrangement from family is actually fairly common but it seems like it isn’t frequently discussed which often adds to the stigma and shame of not having a close […]

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November 10, 2016
FREE Gifts!!

As the holiday season approaches, I think it is a great time to stop and think about what you hope to get out of it. I made a list of my favorite FREE family gifts to give during the holidays: Set a budget and stick to it!! Even if you don't share with the kids that you […]

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October 28, 2016
Just in Time for Election Day

I was really excited to help out with this article talking about dating and politics!!! Be sure to vote!!

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