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Popular, I want to be Pop-U-lar

Popular, I want to be Pop-U-lar

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Do we want our kids to be popular?  How important is this? What makes our kids popular? Is it athletic ability and physical stature or is it physical attractiveness and attention from the opposite sex? We share our perspective and discuss why parents play a role in how their children are perceived. We also use great 80′s movies like Ferris Bueller’sMore »

Outliving cancer with tears, wit, and grace

Outliving cancer with tears, wit, and grace

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In this compelling interview, our friend Katie Weiss shares her breast cancer experience, starting with the fact that she was diagnosed at 35.  Due to her age she is told her lump is probably nothing, but she walks us through the series of incidents that lead to the mind-numbing news that she indeed had breast cancer.  Recently separated and with a … More »

Paternity Leave or Play Ball!

Paternity Leave or Play Ball!

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Is it manly to take paternity leave? When Daniel Murphy’s (a player on the New York Mets) wife had a baby, he utilized the paternity leave that is allowed under the collective bargaining agreement set forth by Major League Baseball.  But why is he being criticized?  Is it “man code” to get back to work as soon as the birth is over? … More »

8 ways to encourage mindfulness in your home

8 ways to encourage mindfulness in your home

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We discuss 8 different ways to help your children be more mindful:

1. Mindful breathing
2. Past/present/future
3. Take in the joy
4. Quiet time
5. Practice listening
6. Emotional awareness – feeling – asking questions about feelings
7. Gratitude – don’t judge what they are grateful for – role model
8. Do it yourself

We also discuss the idea… More »

Do you walk the walk, or just talk the talk?

Do you walk the walk, or just talk the talk?

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Our friends and neighbors Jeanne and Jeff Plaisted walk the walk.  They decided that on their 15th anniversary they were going to do something special.  Massages on the beach in Hawaii?  Nope.  A cruise through the Caribbean?  Try again. They decided to make a difference.  They stepped away from their day to day life and packed up for a two-week… More »