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Book Giveaway: Calm, Cool, and Connected

***This giveaway is now closed.  The winner is Kathleen K!*** A special welcome to my friends from Proverbs 31! As we take fewer selfies and put the focus on others , we will feel calmer and happier.  I hope you will enjoy reading my latest bo Calm, Cool, and Connected: […]

 

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 […]

 

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 – […]