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School Rules

Living with Children John Rosemond Copyright 2010 John K. Rosemond Jon Akers, Director of the Kentucky Center for School Safety, has written an on-line essay calling on school systems to prohibit students from having cell phones in their possession during school hours (go to www.kysafeschools.org. )He presents an iron-clad argument to the effect that student cell phones are not just unnecessary but also contribute to bullying, underachievement, sexual harassment, numerous disciplinary issues, including cheating, and even criminal activity. It goes without saying that they are one more distraction to a generation that is already suffering from distraction overload. Click here for the full article.
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Hungry 4 year Old

My almost 4-year-old daughter asks for food constantly. I can’t tell if this is a boredom thing or an attention thing but regardless I am unsure how to handle it. I’ve tried allowing her to eat such things as carrots when she starts complaining, but I want to curb the actual behavior without giving her food issues. At present, she is of normal weight and height, and I want her to stay that way. –Hungry in Ohio Click here for the full article.
Nassim Sana, MC
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What Is Good Stress?

The fight-or-flight response is when the brain perceives some kind of stress, it starts flooding the body with chemicals like epinephrine, nor-epinephrine and cortisol. This creates a variety of reactions such as an increase in blood Click here for the full article.
Beauty in Truth Coaching
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Surprise Did You Know

Whatever is on your mind most of the time, whatever you think about frequently, the thoughts, concerns and intentions that are center of your thoughts are the focus of your meditation. Click here for the full article.
Kas Winters
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Release the Power of Your Child’s Imagination

Imagination. We frequently hear the Einstein quote, “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” The full quote is even better. The rest of it says: “For while knowledge defines all we currently know and understand, Click here for the full article.
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Dr Nanette Bowles Guided Journaling

Years ago, during a Christmas vacation, I noticed that my friend was writing in a journal before she went to bed. Click here for the full article.

WHAT IF I LOST MY WALLET OR PURSE

A lost purse or wallet creates legal exposures, tedious clean up tasks, and a pain in the you-know-what if you haven’t used Preventive Law to prepare for it in advance. Click here for the full article.
Dr Bret Wilson
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Where Did I Park the Car?

Perhaps you have had a relative, friend or spouse who has been affected by the most common form of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease. Current statistics indicate that people diagnosed with the changes of memory, thinking and behavior now has grown to one in eight for people aged 65 and older. It is more prevalent in women than men. The number will likely escalate as the baby boomers age. Four percent of case are considered early onset, occurring in individuals under 65. The figure of cases increases to 43% of persons over 85 years old. Click here for the full article.
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Primacy and Recency

Recency can be tricky. In a long list, last place is just last. In that case, the perception may be that last is the least important. So use recency with care. In situations where there is something to remember, make it a positive memory. Click here for the full article.
Dr Peggy Marshall
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A Passionate Life

"Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic and faithful, and you will accomplish your object. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm."— Ralph Waldo Emerson It’s February-a month associated with love and passion. I want to focus this month’s blog on doing what we love. I have worked with clients who are extremely successful, yet are not doing what they love. This seems counterintuitive because most of us believe that if someone is successful that person must love what they do. This is not always the case. Tama Kieves in “This Time I Dance” talks about her own evolution into doing what she loves. She was a very successful lawyer yet found herself lamenting to a friend that she wasn’t sure she LOVED being a lawyer. Her friend asked “If you are this successful doing work you don’t love doing, then what could you do with work you love doing?” I think this is a great question for all of us as we connect the word love with work Click here for the full article.