The Only New Year’s Resolution You Need

Drum roll, please… I think I’ve figured it out. The only thing you really need for your 2015 New Year’s resolution? The power of positive thinking. Here’s the deal with positive thinking: Your words and thoughts have energy that go out into the universe. Just like a boomerang, they come back to you. When you […]

Tis the Season to be Grateful

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… to teach gratitude. Why? Simply put, gratitude is the key to a joyful life. We all know what is feels like to be around someone who is happy. It’s like a magnetic force; the more you show gratitude, the more good things come to you. What you […]

Feel Your Feelings

I don’t know about you, but I wasn’t really taught how to feel my feelings, especially if they were bad ones. I understand now that when you stuff the feelings down inside of you, they only create problems for your future. Feelings are exactly like a wave. They come over you but when you acknowledge […]

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 […]