Fair Doesn’t Always Mean Equal

So the newest phrase I hear at least several times a day at my house is: “It’s NOT fair!” This is from the mouth of my sweet and super sensitive 4 year old. This is also a new thing. He hasn’t always been so big fairness, and least not so vocally. The interesting part was…
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The Lost Art Of A Heart-Felt Thank You

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of hearing, for a second time, the author of the book, “The Richest Man in Town”. He had offered the talk to students in grades 5-12 from our high school earlier in the afternoon and the evening session was for our entire community. Just as he did 5…
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The Trouble With Perfectionism

Hi, I’m Rebecca. And I’m a perfectionist. Actually, I like to think of myself as a recovering perfectionist. At our Busy Moms Retreat this past weekend, I realized that we all struggle with this in some regard. It might be your weight, it might be your kids’ Pinterest-worthy birthday parties or it might be your…
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Three Easy Ways To Show Appreciation

With all the training I’ve done on the value of appreciating others and recognizing their contributions, I thought it was high time I ran a little experiment. This past weekend, I decided to pay attention to other people everywhere I went and go out of my way to make them feel good. Here are the…
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Playing Small Serves No One

This is a topic I feel wildly passionate about. In all the courses/programs I’ve trained and through all the people I’ve met, I’ve found this to be a unifying bond among us. I’d venture to say, especially among women. We just want to be affirmed. Validated. OK. I have seen this excerpt before, but it…
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