UNFINISHED. Why You Should Be. Why It Matters.

So here’s how this works, and you can probably relate… I get these brilliant ideas for a story, or a story idea — even a tidbit of juiciness–sparks of creativity—glimpses of genius—and I race to capture them.  Before they race away into the vast recesses of my grey matter.

So I have probably oh, I don’t know, 27 posts ‘pending’.  27 drafts. Works in ‘progress’.

This might bother a sane mind.

It would bother my insane mind if IDIDN’T have a bunch of inspiration to work with.  Cuz, Baby, you gotta strike while the iron is hot, the sparks are flying, guns are blazin’….  and ya gotta fit it in somewhere between the phone calls, the emails, the kids throwing toys across the room, and pouring yourself another glass a wine.

One of those juicy tidbits of mine was called, “Unfinished.”

On The Air: SIZZLING Hot Topic: Let’s Talk The “P” Word. Politics & Kids

THIS MORNING we are going LIVE ON-AIR and talking the “P” word! Politics & your kids. We are taking on HOT TOPICS!  You do not want to miss this – here’s how YOU can listen and call in!!

Let’s face it. This political season may the ugliest, nastiest, most divisive races in decades. And our kids are all watching it – if you can even let them!

So, how do you talk to your kids about this political season? Are you letting them watch the debates? How are you explaining any of this behavior to them? And these are what types of behaviors and people we want our kids to model themselves after? I mean, after all, one of these two candidates will be elected as our President.

Back-To-School Tips: Empower Your Kids For a Great School Year

Your kids are probably already into their first few days of Back-To-School. Or will be starting soon. Here’s must-have tips to empower your kids for a great school year!

To the school & teachers: I give you my children. Therefore, I give you my heart. You have them for most of the day. Will you please care for, encourage, guide, challenge and respect them? I entrust them to you. The teachers, coaches, administrators, leaders – you hold my heart within your care. And at this Back-To-School time, here’s the tips that you, as parents, must have to empower your kids.

Get The Most Out Of Summer. Things To Do Before Trading Summer Sun For School Bells

Make The Most Of These Last Days of Summer

Soon it’s trading Summer Sun for School Bells.

But here’s some ways to savor these last days of summer and making memories with your kids. And isn’t that what it’s all about? Time, fun and memories with your kids? Here’s what YOU can do to savor summer! Don’t miss out on THESE life-long memories in the making!

What Happens When Facing Change? Media, Moms, Live Interview & Thinking On Your Feet

We all face change. And often it happens in an instant. And especially as parents. You learn to adjust, switch gears and think on your feet.  And that’s what happened today. Live radio and television interviews lined up starting early this morning. The topic? Savoring The Last Days of Summer.  And while LIVE ON-AIR – you won’t BELIEVE what happened! You have to see this.

Back-To-School Time: The First Day of School Bittersweet Exhuberation…Tears and Triumph: Empowering Our Kids: Empowering Ourselves

It’s the eternal paradox of parenting. It’s Back-To-School time.  Are you triumphantly dancing at the freedom or are you grabbing your tissues for your tears?  No matter where you fit in that mix – here’s some perspective you won’t want to miss as you prepare yourself and your kids for the new school year.

 
At the end of the school year – you can’t wait for summer! But by the end of the summer – for me anyway, I’m glad my kids are still alive! 
 
But the new school year is always more than just that, it’s a new beginning.  A new school start..  The juxtaposition of “Thank GAWD they are back in school” and “Oh wait! You’re growing up so fast – too fast”.…. these bittersweet thoughts always smack you straight upside the head when the new school year rolls around. At least it does for me.
 
So as we get ready to start each new year…. and we watch our kids grow……  what we really see is our hearts walking down the hallway, new backpack and all….  walking one step further away from us….    All the while strengthening their roots…  but also one more step towards developing their wings to fly on their own.  No matter their age, or their grade: the trepidation is the same, the glances back from them – no words needed, because, while their words say, “Momma, we’re big and growing you know…” ; their hearts and eyes need no words to say, “Momma, Daddy, I’m kinda scared, kinda excited— and I’m trying to act like I don’t need you.”  
 
 My Precious Babies:  From my heart to yours – I am saying the same thing.  Here’s reminders to empower YOU and YOUR kids for this school year.