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What the HELL are Fava Beans?

The pods looked like oversized edamame, which is often a movie snack in my home. So, I clicked on them and added them to my produce box order. When they arrived, I was shocked at how large they were. I … Continue reading

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Self-Care

“Self-care shouldn’t be an add-on; it’s something that is a part of your foundation. Whatever it is that’s going on, it’s just temporary. As long as you show up for yourself, you’ll come back to a grounded space. “I’ll take … Continue reading

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P-R-I-D-E

What we call the “P-R-I-D-E” skills are strategies that have been shown to help increase positive behaviors in young children: ·  PRAISE: Praise your child’s appropriate behavior. This helps increase the specific behavior that you are addressing and contributes to … Continue reading

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Pieces

“A fine glass vase goes from treasure to trash the moment it is broken. Fortunately, something else happens to you and me. Pick up your pieces. Then, help me gather mine.”   — Vera Nazarian

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Reading

The best piece of advice I ever got was… never apologize for reading , even if its in the middle of the day. Most of what we read is carefully curated to reinforce what we already believe, which means the … Continue reading

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