Let Your Feelings Go

Understanding how to feel your feelings is the key to a joyful life. Keeping feelings bottled up inside is underlying many addictive and bad behaviors. Kids feel frustrated and sad they don’t have the tools to express these emotions. One way I work with kids is to have them draw a balloon and put their […]

“You Had the Power All Along, My Dear”

When things aren’t going your way, what do you do? Recently my 26 year old daughter called me from the airport. She was flying to Las Vegas for a dance performance and was having a hard time because the organizers were not very good. She said to me “ I knew this was going to […]

Wrap Yourself in Rainbows

I don’t know about you but I am a rainbow fanatic. When I see a rainbow I feel a magical energy filled with light and color. I use rainbows to teach children how to feel positive and use light and colorful energy to feel happy. Draw rainbows with your child and talk about what it […]

What Thoughts You Put Out Come Back To You…

It is important to practice positive thinking with your child. In my book “Life is a Rainbow” we say “Be positive, loving, creative and kind. Reach high, kiss the thoughts and let them fly and they will fly back to you.” So how do we put positive energy out there? One way is to make […]

#BooksMatter

    It really does matter what you read to your children. When I was five my favorite book was, “The Little Engine That Could,” and my favorite line was “I think I can I think I can.” Recently I was riding my bike up a steep hill on a twenty mile ride. As the […]

I love you just the way you are…

What do you see when you look in the mirror? Do you see an amazing human being, perfect whole and complete just the way you are? Or if you are like me, you see the ten pounds you need to loose, the wrinkles around the eyes and the arms that desperately need some weight lifting. […]

Against All Odds

There’s no thrill in easy sailing When the skies are clear and blue There’s no thrill in merely doing Things that everyone can do But there is some satisfaction that is mighty sweet to take When you reach a destination that you thought you’d make -Spirella I had this hanging in my home in Connecticut, […]