Blog Posts For: Parenting

I want to Diss-card Mother’s Day!

I learned my lesson.  I was late one year sending my card to my mother in time for Mother’s Day.  I don’t even think Fed-Ex’ing Brad Pitt’s naked wrapped inside a giant box would have fixed the...

You actually can have it all?

Of course, it depends on what you define as all. Does all means “all your marbles”? All the duckets? All the power? Or does all mean you have what you need to be happy? Most any person is going to say this ...

How are you and other rhetorical questions

Today, did you ask someone “How are you?”, and actually pay attention to their answer?  They may have said, “fine” but did you really pay attention to their body language or did you follow up with a ques...

Do You Listen to Your Own Advice?

Did you recently tell a friend she should stop worrying about something insignificant?  How about reassuring someone that they must have misunderstood something another said and to go and find out the truth?  W...

Kick Up Confidence TV: Selecting Senior Insurance with Confidence

“Kick Up Confidence” is a monthly TV show that digs into topics that challenge confidence – from dressing with confidence to financial planning, personal networking and even how to take a confident heads...

Advocate for an Advocate

Possibly the greatest compliment came the other day from my younger sis.  Prefaced by a warning “this is going to sound corny”, she asked me if I felt the same relief when she arrived at places where we both...

Kick Up Confidence TV: Confident College Planning

“Kick Up Confidence” is a monthly TV show that digs into topics that challenge confidence – from dressing with confidence to financial planning, personal networking and even how to take a confident heads...

Super Stress Me

A Time Magazine article discussed “High–Status Stress” and essentially argued that remaining high-status causes major stress for people. “ The research indicates that as you near the top, life stress incr...

Kick Up Confidence TV: Estate Planning

“Kick Up Confidence” is a monthly TV show that digs into topics that challenge confidence – from dressing with confidence to financial planning, personal networking and even how to take a confident heads...

Life on a school bus

After the news story a few years back about a 68 year old woman, a school bus monitor, was harshly harassed by a bunch of middle school boys, I can’t say I was utterly affected by it.  Maybe I was relatively ...