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Video:  Masculinity is Not Toxic

Video: Masculinity is Not Toxic

This Father’s Day, I had the honor of hearing LTG (Ret.) William “Jerry” Boykin speak at our church Bonita Valley Community Church (online). He reminded us all of the immense value of MANHOOD and how good men are desperately needed. Our boys must be...

Video: Summertime Screen Time Help!

Need some summertime screen time help? Here’s my latest Facebook live chat with help to navigate through this coronavirus summer. Your kids are probably watching more TV and playing more video games than usual with camps and vacations canceled.  How can you make...
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...

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...

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...
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...
Video:  Getting Your Kids in a Grateful Mood

Video: Getting Your Kids in a Grateful Mood

With Thanksgiving coming next week, this is a great time to prime the pump of gratitude at home.  Here are a few ways you can stoke gratitude and thanksgiving in your own life and in your children.   Getting Your Kids in a Grateful Mood Are your kids great at...
Video: Building a Dream Marriage

Video: Building a Dream Marriage

Even during the parenting years, you can build a DREAM marriage! What would a dream marriage look like for your husband? I chat very honestly about my own marriage – and I think it will make you laugh… Keep DREAMING as a couple The story of 4...
Technology and Your Girl

Technology and Your Girl

Is your daughter obsessed with a phone, iPad, YouTube or social media? Or maybe she’s doing fine now, but you are concerned about her future…on screens! That’s why we have to keep talking about healthy tech use.  In this news segment on CBS San Diego...
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