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How Would You Do on This Survey?

I wonder how my kids would have rated me in a recent large study.  Would I have cringed at their answers? The survey was about what kids really wanted their parents to know. After surveying 6,000 children, researchers found that: 54 percent said their parents checked their phones too often 36 […]

 

Take a Hike

Need some peace away from the bad news of the day, constant es, or trail of tweets? It could be as easy as taking a hike. Yes, it might mean planning a vacation in the great outdoors, or it might be just taking a walk around the block, or outside […]

 

Remembering Without Regrets

Do you remember when your children were preschoolers? For some of you, that’s the future. For others, that stage is way in the past! My youngest Lucy is almost 8.  I remember bringing her to MOPS groups when she was little.  She would assist me at my bo table.  I’m […]

 

4 Tips to Tame Your Phone Use

Need to feel calm, cool, and connected? Would your kids say, “My mom (or my dad) is on the phone too much”? Here are 4 tips to taming your phone use from a news segment I did this week on San Diego 8 on the CW. You’ll find that […]

 

A Time to Text, A Time to Talk

There is a time to text, and there is a time to talk. Texting is great for “Meet you in 5.”  It’s not so great for “I have a problem with what you said to be me yesterday…” Solomon wrote the famous words in the Bo of Ecclesiastes, “There is […]

 

Book Launch Day!

Yippee!  YAY!  Confetti! Yahoo! It’s bo launch day! Today is the day you can pick up my new bo, Calm, Cool, and Connected: 5 Digital Habits for a More Balanced Life.   Most of us struggle with checking our phones too often, and connecting with our d ones too little. […]

 

It’s Hard to Feel Your Love When You’re Holding the Phone

Have you ever tried to get your spouse’s or child’s attention, only to find yourself competing with a phone? It’s hard to feel d when others are staring at their phones. Sure, you can send a text to d one and connect that way.  But it’s much common – […]