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Back In the Beginning…

Lately, I’ve been sharing my view that the “new normal” is simply Change, and lots of it. If we wait around for the dust to settle, we’ll get no traction, and we’ll waste valuable living-life time. Instead, I recommend we: let go of trying to establish permanent solutions accept the temporary solutions and get back…

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The Happiness Survey

As life changes around us, we have to actively promote our happiness in order to keep the level high. I came across a happiness survey at https://www.happycounts.org/take-the-happiness-survey.html and took it. Here are my results: This is a snapshot of my life while I’m recovering from a virus and trying to launch my next book, which accounts for…

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Equal Pay Day

Equal Pay Day for ALL Women should be on December 31, 2019 but it’s not. The next Equal Pay Day is Tuesday, March 31, 2020. This date symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. Here are a few stats that chill my bones: Equal Pay Day for Women in 2019: March 31, 2020…

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When Your Daughter Wants To Look Like Them

When my Italian girlfriend, Marie, married African American Jake, they understood their ethnically blended children could encounter issues, but felt prepared to deal with them. One day Marie showed me a picture of her daughter. In it, 5-year-old Teresa was laughing with a flock of little girls from daycare—a blond girl, a redheaded girl, a…

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Unintentionally Influencing Our Daughters

Our behavior isn’t the only thing our darling daughters imitate. Believe it or not, their self-perception is strongly influenced by our self-perception. We don’t notice them watching us criticize ourselves in the mirror, but that’s how they learn how to look at themselves. The way your daughter feels about herself, and her beauty, starts with…

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Stuff In A Pot

Stuff In A Pot is a great way to stretch the budget. The addition of veggies reduces the cost per serving of the meat. One pound of ground meat will now produce 10 flavorful servings. All of the fresh and frozen ingredients are free of additives and harmful chemical compound found in processed foods. And, you can stretch it further if you serve it over organic rice or gluten-free organic pasta.