Your alarm sounds, and you immediately jump out of the bed feeling fresh and re-energized for the day. But as you slowly begin to think through the day, a familiar feeling of fear and dread suddenly strikes you. It is the day you are going to sit for your math paper. Even though you studied for hours and revised well, doubt continues to get the better of you as you wonder … [Read more...] about How to Decrease Math Anxiety
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The last thing I expected as I headed up the freeway from San Diego to Los Angeles was a money trap. Traffic? Yes. Frustration and delays? Naturally. But a money trap? Never. Halfway there I had a choice: jump on a wide-open toll road or sit in a sea of traffic only to arrive at my appointment sweaty and swearing. It was an easy but costly decision: my $6.50 toll quickly turned … [Read more...] about Four Money Traps Every Mom Should Know
The following is a sponsored post by Merck for Mothers A woman will never forget the moment she became a mother. Birth is one of the most transforming and important experiences in any woman's life, and I believe if our society valued birth more, then America would not have such a high maternal mortality rate. Maternal mortality is one of the oldest and most preventable … [Read more...] about Sharing My Birth Story
"Nothing makes it easier to resist temptation than a proper bringing-up, a sound set of values - and witnesses." ~ Franklin P. Jones If you haven’t heard of the Marshmallow Test, here’s how it goes: A 4 to 6 year old is given the choice to either eat a marshmallow instantly or wait and receive two marshmallows instead of one. The child is then left alone with … [Read more...] about How Do You Teach Self-Control to Your Children?
I stopped “growing up” years ago. Now I’m in the process of shrinking toward my 40's. However, I still remember growing pains. Not the emotional pain of growing up - the BFFs who barely lasted a week or the boy who didn’t like you back because you were too tall. I’m talking about the real, physical pain of cells reproducing so fast that you outgrew your beloved pink jelly … [Read more...] about Why Moms Give the Best Massages