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Video: Do this and stay sane

Our family in California is in week 9 of the stay-at-home order because of coronavirus. Week Nine!!! Here’s my tip for staying sane as a family – it really has helped us a lot. Do this and staying at home will be easier Do this and staying home during...
Podcast:  Introducing Access More

Podcast: Introducing Access More

Especially during this uncertain time in the world, it is so helpful to listen to positive music and talk throughout the day. When I feel the blahs coming on, I often turn to places like KLOVE and Air1 on the radio or streaming.  That’s why I’m especially...
Arlene on Focus on the Family

Arlene on Focus on the Family

Hi friends! Need some help getting just a wee bit of work done while your kids are at home??? I’m talking with my friends Jim Daly and John Fuller at Focus on the Family about how you can balance work + family life especially during this time of lockdown because...
Podcast:  Kathi Lipp Ready for Anything

Podcast: Kathi Lipp Ready for Anything

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: I don’t think any of us could have guessed what our March and April would look like, and how COVID 19 would completely change our world. Today’s podcast guest Kathi Lipp has a timely new book, Ready for...
How to Be Happy Today

How to Be Happy Today

Would you like to become a happier mom in 31 days? Just follow along with my videos posted here on my website and on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube as I share from my book 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom. Here is today’s video and remember, you can look at the...
Podcast: Asheritah Ciuciu Bible and Breakfast

Podcast: Asheritah Ciuciu Bible and Breakfast

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: Do you ever feel like you start your days on empty? Not only do we need fuel as in food. We need to start the day with Jesus in order to experience more joy in our daily lives.  Maybe you have more time than normal in the...

Video: Happy Mom Book Series Starting

Since many of you are home because of COVID-19, I realized it would be the perfect time to create a video book study based on my book 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom. Let’s create more joy in our homes! I will be posting a new video every day in April to...
Getting Busy While At Home

Getting Busy While At Home

Just a few weeks ago, we were running from school to practice to dinner to homework.  Parents are often stretched to the limit by jam packed schedules.  You and I have wished that life would slow down.  All of a sudden that wish has come true in a very dramatic way. ...

Video: Stuck at Home COVID Advice for Moms

Hi friends! While we are isolating ourselves at home, we can look for the silver lining.  Here are a few ideas to help ease your cabin fever: Coronavirus advice for moms Stuck at home? Coronavirus advice for moms Posted by Arlene Pellicane, Speaker & Author on...
Video:  Community Service for Kids

Video: Community Service for Kids

Community service isn’t just something to put on a college application. How can you make it a way of life for your family? Now don’t get overwhelmed – or overcommitted. You certainly don’t have to do everything. But I think, we all need to do...
Podcast:  Emma Mae Jenkins Be Loved

Podcast: Emma Mae Jenkins Be Loved

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: Social media is a part of life for many teens. How can we help our kids to use it well? How can we help our kids stay positive amidst moves, friend trouble, and bullying? Debut author Emma Mae Jenkins joins me on this...
Podcast: Josh Burnette Adulting 101

Podcast: Josh Burnette Adulting 101

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here:  Are you concerned your kids will never grow up?  When your son or daughter leaves your house at 18, will he or she be ready? Josh Burnette co-author of the book Adulting 101: Wisdom for Life is here to help!  Entering...
Video:   Separation anxiety with your phone?

Video: Separation anxiety with your phone?

Might you or your child need a “phoney pack”? I read a Wall Street Journal article about a teacher in Indianapolis who kept her student’s phone in a clear plastic pouch, so the student could SEE the phone still but not use it. Can your child survive...
Two Easy Ways to Get Fit with Hubby

Two Easy Ways to Get Fit with Hubby

Who is more of a health nut in your family – you or your husband? Neither or both? We all have our ideas about fitness. Our church is going through the Daniel Plan by Rick Warren which is jump-starting some good conversations (and even workouts). Here are 2...
Translating the 5 Love Languages

Translating the 5 Love Languages

James and I celebrated our 21st anniversary this month.  There is always more to learn! In this week’s FB live chat, I’ll let you know the AHA experience I had with James about the five love languages.  Think of the love languages as money (currency) that...
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