But I Don’t Wanna Be a Superhero

Instantly I figured out that there are two superhero powers I would not like to have: the ability to create fire and flying.  The first seems sort of obvious due to the danger and acknowledging that fire is such a volatile element.  Sure, it lights up the darkness, warms you when you’re cold, and there’s no doubt a bonfire is fun, but how scary it would be if it was used improperly or caught on something that could cause further problems like a forest fire or third-degree burns?...more

The Super Powers of Moms Everywhere

As parents, we actually have our own set of super powers that activate when we leave the hospital with our first bundle of joy. It might take a bit of practice to hone them, but eventually we look back on our own childhoods and think about all the stuff we probably DIDN’T really get away with. Supersonic Hearing: You can single out your child’s voice in a sea of tiny people yelling....more
I'm a Jedi. Just like the post I submitted to BlogHer 13 ...more

How Life Skills are Super Powers

I was asked the question: If you were a superhero, what would be your hidden superpower?My superpowers seem to be a bit diverse. I’m not sure what I would pick to be the one I’d be stuck with forever.   The first superpower seems to be that I can make a meal out of practically nothing. All too often, I’ve gone to fix supper and found “Old Mother Hubbard’s Cupboards” in my kitchen. (if you don’t remember the nursery rhyme, you’ll have to look it up!) ...more
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5 Simple Steps to Boundless Energy!

“At times I feel as if I am spread out over the landscape…”- Carl Jung...more