Values Based Parenting: Do you know your values?

I was talking with a coaching client the other day and she was worried about being able to do it all after her second is born. We explored priorities and values, i.e. Values-Based Parenting. I asked her what her parenting values are and everything she said fit into 2 main buckets: family quality time & kid development/education....more

My 18 Year Plan

How to plan out your children's childhood and how you will spend your MotherhoodI was listening to my new favorite podcast, Working Motherhood, over the weekend.  I discovered this podcast because I was a guest on it (so much fun!)...more

I can't live without my blog!

Today’s Blogher NaBloPoMo question is:  Does blogging bring out my best or worst selfI blog for myself but I also blog for others.  This blog is not really a personal blog where I vent or complain, so I do not believe it brings out the worst in myself.There are times when I’m writing a post or filming a video that I stop myself because I sound like I’m telling my audience what to do.  I don’t want to tell people to do things “this” way because doing things “that” way is wrong....more

Three Steps to Luxurious Living

 Image courtesy of www.freedigitalphotos.netBy Linda KatzHow do you define luxury?  Five star vacation?  Cashmere?  Jimmy Choo’s?  For me it’s flea market jewelry.  Chances are, we all have something.  The question is:  Can you afford your defined luxury?...more

Write Your Own Bill of Rights

Before we can expect to GET WHAT WE WANT we first have to RECOGNIZE WHAT WE WANT. How about writing your own Bill of Rights?Women tend to be far more in tune with the needs of others than their own needs. They can identify what their friends and family value, help them to cultivate their interests and establish quite quickly how to get them what they want. But when it comes to recognizing and communicating their own wants and needs things can get a little muddled. ...more

What Are Your Organization's Values?

A good marketing plan, like all organizational processes, is grounded in the organization’s values. Values are the implicit and explicit beliefs about people, relationships, and community which guide your organization’s decisions and actions. They are ethical ideals to which your organization consistently aspires....more

Pick what's important to you

All too often we fall into the pitfall of trying to be superwoman, of trying to do it all, and of comparing ourselves to others who seem to do more or who seem to do better. How do we avoid this?...more

Surviving High School, It Begins in Sixth Grade

 Lisa writes: Ahhhh…the beauty, the certainty of 20/20 hindsight.  As my youngest nears the end of high school, I have reflected upon what qualities allow kids to perform at their best and enjoy their four years to the fullest. What were the most important things I could have done for my kids, starting in perhaps sixth grade, that would have impacted their chance of surviving high school and beyond?  Not surprisingly, they were not the things uppermost on my mind as my kids turned 12. If I had it to do again…...more

Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake™” A Mindful Commitment 6-20-12

Utilizing groups and or recruiting the support of others for a conceptual process or teaching and educating through groups, is featured today.A breakthrough in reaching your financial goals with new ideas and new business is on the way with benefits.Opposing Energies: Delays, limitations, lack.There may be a lot on your mind in progressing through this new potential.Wide Awake Words™ for today: Growth, faith, prosperity consciousness....more

Fitness Family Values

Me+: In 2007 to 2009, the prevalence of obesity in Canada was 24.1% (source: