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Testing your Child’s Honesty

Okay, I admit it. I test people all the time. It’s the only way I know to build trust. I do it with people from work, my friends and even family members. I don’t mean to be offensive and I … read more

Listening Without Hearing

My oldest daughter (15 years old) just came back from her class trip, where they went on a hike for the day to Santa Monica National Park. Yes, it’s a National Park and is beautiful, though not many people know … read more

Dealing with Slackers at Home

Is it just me or are there people out there who have mastered the art of getting out of work? Somehow, they’re able to pawn things off on everyone else causing others’ workload to increase, while they sit back and … read more

Don’t Pull a Dog’s Tail

This article isn’t literally about dogs, although a dog’s tail is an extension of their spine, has small hairs and is extremely sensitive.  Hence, when you pull it, even the nicest dog in the world might turn around and bite … read more

How to Organize Your Closet

“Mom, have you seen my pink dress?   Why can’t I ever find ANYTHING in my closet!  Don’t EVER put my clothes away again, because I can never find what I’m looking for!” First of all, let me start with … read more

My Kids Hate My Food

Why is it that most of the people around me, who have tasted my cooking, think that I’m the best cook in the world, while my own children, can’t stand my food?  It drives me crazy!   However, I’ve learned … read more

Have a Secret Affair

Life is always better when you have a little something on the side that keeps you going.  Something that you look forward to every day.  Get your mind out of the gutter because it’s not what you’re thinking.  I’m not … read more

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