Kids Kids

Once school is back in session, there are kids, kids everywhere. Getting on and off buses. Running across the street. Zipping through the parking lot. Jumping fences to avoid walking on the path or sidewalk. Talking (or, should I say Read More …

Making Nice

Sometimes as adults…we forget about making nice. As parents we have to focus on this effort. Helping kids learn the essentials of life. Besides please, and thank you – which is much much more than “no problem” – there are Read More …

Schedules Falling Behind

During a season of transition and change, things happen that we can’t control. When the weather gets crummier, it is common to find schedules falling behind. The problem is, when you are booked, back to back in order to be Read More …

Encouragement Works

All my life, I have known that encouragement works better than belittlement. Looking like you are irritated, annoyed, frustrated makes the other person feel bad. They internalize that feeling and then they fail to perform. Instead, smile, be open minded, Read More …

Annoying Customers

It is easy to see someone who can’t stand annoying customers. They get so visibly frustrated, short, snippy, obnoxious or indifferent, that it really “isn’t funny”. They need to put on their poker face, smile, laugh and go with the Read More …

Forget Plans

Forget plans you have made. Just throw them out the window. You have to just go with the flow. Things are changing too quickly to think that there is something you did in January 2015, that still applies today. That Read More …