Rise Above Being Rude

Guess what. There are rude people everywhere. I can guarantee you that each day you will encounter someone who is rude. For most of us, we don’t get out of bed and make it our goal for the day to be rude to someone, it just happens. It can happen because we are frustrated, or…

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Don’t Ever Trash Talk Family

Disclaimer: I am writing about family, but just because I’m writing it doesn’t mean that the issues I bring up are going on in mine. I am speaking broadly, to encompass many families that I know, friends families, neighbors families, and co-workers families that I know experience the things I am planning on writing about….

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How to SAVE your Money!

Saving is important. Saving for your future is definitely important. Saving up till you have the money to buy something specific is also highly important. Some of you haven’t ever saved anything, and you need to start now. The best way to be disciplined about it is to make your savings automatic. Almost every banking…

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Families are Different!

We are all born into different types of families. What you do in yours might seem perfectly normal to you, but compared to someone else might be completely different. Growing up, I always assumed that all families were the same. It wasn’t until I was around eight years old, in grade three or four that…

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How to Raise Kind Kids

TEACH YOUR CHILDREN If you want your child to be kind, they have to be taught. Children follow by example, and every single bad habit you do, they can see, and will most likely copy it as well.  Your little mini-me is a sponge, soaking up everything you do, and copying you exactly. There is…

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Pick your Mood!

Yes, you are capable of picking your mood, just like you can pick your nose. It can be done, (even if you have fat fingers! Ha ha) Rude joking aside, it really is up to you to pick your mood. You can’t leave it up to fate or chance, or how you feel when you…

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Men NEED to be Wanted and Loved

Did you notice in the title for this blog that I capitalized NEED? Men don’t want to be wanted, they NEED to be wanted. NEED. It is in capitals for a reason. Just as women desperately want to hear, ‘I love you”, men NEED to be wanted and loved. Of course, men don’t come across…

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Every Marriage Needs Laughter!

I’m sure you read the title, and thought to yourself, whaaaaaat?  Every marriage needs romance! Well yes, yes it does. But every marriage also needs laughter. You and your significant other need to be able to laugh with each other, and to laugh at each other. Laughing with each other is absolutely imperative, because it…

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Put Your Child to Bed

One of the most important things you can do as a parent it to give your kids routine, and that also includes a consistent bedtime. It needs to be set in stone. Of course, there are always exceptions, if you are travelling, on holidays, or away from your home, it might change. But when and…

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My Miracle for my Son’s Grad

I had such a crazy, yet incredible weekend that I feel compelled to write about it, and give thanks to God for looking after me! I’ll try not to be too wordy…. THE PAIN STARTS Thursday evening while waiting for dinner to cook, I was watching the TV show Castle (taped on our PVR, happily…

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