Author Archives: The Daring One

New Site

You’re still here? I like you. Come join me on my new blog I’m leaving the archives up on, but new content is happening at the new site. Come on over and subscribe to the feed in your … Continue reading

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Halloween Treat Bag Giveaway

I’m talking about safety and giving away cool treat bags over at Drops of Awesome, my new blog. Come join me!

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One More Drop – Square Breathing

Take a minute to slow down and practice purposeful breath. It calms you and oxygenates your brain. Who doesn’t need more brain oxygen? I certainly don’t not need it. Breathe in through your nose for four slow counts. Hold the … Continue reading

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Infestation – A Haiku

Rotten potato Curse your awful fishy smell Fruit flies live here now

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One More Drop – Phone Time Out

Put a box or basket on your kitchen counter to use as a phone time-out spot. When you know you need to engage with your family, like at dinner or when you or your spouse or kids get home from … Continue reading

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Like a Baby

She wore the ninja headband to preschool today. We were ten minutes late because she just HAD to paint one more Seahawks-colored rock. HAD to! It’s hard to say “no” when creative genius is at work and when saying “yes” … Continue reading

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