Father & Disabled Son Bond … Happy Family Day

I was in a Coquitlam Starbucks this morning writing a blog about Family Day.  It was full of nice ways to spend the day with your children.  I was finishing up the blog when a father walked in pushing his disabled adult son in a wheelchair.  I didn’t think anything of it, just kept writing. … Continue reading “Father & Disabled Son Bond … Happy Family Day”

Spoiled Kids are Unhappy Kids

Is this true?  Are spoiled kids unhappy?  Well, it’s been my experience that they’re definitely the ones most likely to act out and have a sense of self-entitlement.  They’re also most likely to whine, disrespect parents and cry when they don’t get what they want.  They’ve been taught that getting everything you want is not … Continue reading “Spoiled Kids are Unhappy Kids”

Happy Mother’s Day!

My Mother’s Day Funnies: My very young son: “Mommy, what were you before you were a mommy?  Were you just an old lady?” My husband (at the time) said to me on Mother’s Day when I went to get the vacuum out, “Don’t vacuum on Mother’s Day”. I said, “Oh, okay” and sat down expecting … Continue reading “Happy Mother’s Day!”

Global Morning News, 8:45 a.m. 2nd Aug, “7 Tips for Happy 1st Day at School”

Here’s what I’ll be discussing on the news this morning: 1. Start shopping for school supplies now. Buy in bits and pieces to keep the excitement building. 2. Work up to having the same sleep schedule they will be on during school. 3. Talk about what foods they’d like in school lunches. 4. Tell them … Continue reading “Global Morning News, 8:45 a.m. 2nd Aug, “7 Tips for Happy 1st Day at School””