A February Refocus

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After all the busyness of the holiday season and the New Year, now is the perfect time to ruminate where we went right and where we went wrong. To look hopefully on the year ahead of us and make lists and resolutions of how to make this the best year yet. Or, for those who want … [Read more...]

Rising From The Ashes

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The mythology of the Phoenix has been an inspiration to many throughout time. The Phoenix is often associated with new beginnings, shedding one’s old life and becoming anew. It’s used as a mental beacon for those that are experiencing painful changes in their lives. Even … [Read more...]

Rest Where You Are…

Rest Where You Are

I recently attend a presentation by a Frank Ostaseski;  a respected expert in the field of death and dying and founder of The Metta Institute.  The powerful presentation offered much to ruminate on, but one phrase resonated with particular meaning for me.  "Rest where you … [Read more...]

The Darkness Before The Dawn

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“This world is your best teacher. There is a lesson in everything. There is a lesson in each experience. Learn it and become wise. Every failure is a stepping stone to success. Every difficulty or disappointment is a trial of your faith. Every unpleasant incident or temptation is … [Read more...]

One-Way Compassion

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Many problems between houses start because someone is actually trying to solve a problem. A father desperately misses his kids. A stepmom is trying to find her place in a family with lots of history that came before her. A mom feels disoriented, sharing parental responsibilities … [Read more...]

New videos are out!

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But first, Happy National Stepfamily Day to all the stepmoms and their families! Thank you for all you do to love and care for our children. We're all brave pioneers in this day and age, navigating a very different world when it comes to parenting and marriage. Did you know that … [Read more...]