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Parenting in Wellness (Part 1)

Being a Partner in Wellness is no easy task. Being a Parent in Wellness is no easy task!

(For related context, please read: LOVE: a 4 Letter Word Mothers (Should) Use!)

Any TRULY WORTHWHILE COMPASSIONATE Endeavor is no easy task!:)

Let me preface this post by openly acknowledging: I highly value Education. I highly value Literacy. I highly value Teachers....
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Apathy and Indifference

Rocking On

My last post: Sick of Numbers? leads me to (now): Sick of Crunchers?! For clarity: not talking accountants.

(Warning: this post is , i'll own it: an emotional rant of frustration and exhaustion.)

Crunchers?? You know! 7 ate 9! munch, munch munch or attempting to crunch crunch, not talking lunch!-lol:)

Yeah, i can laugh a little (at my situation).

I'd like to rock...
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Honoring the Duty of Compassion

"Uh-Huh! Oh-Yeah! I'm off the hook! Oh YEAH! Oh YEAH!"

"Uh-Huh! Oh-yeah! I'm off the hook, Oh YEAH, Oh YEAH!"

Explanation: a little victory song by juror #722. Good thing You can't see my goofy dance! -lol

What a relief: big SIGH! Yes, I was summoned for jury duty. Ended up being on standby all week and today, I'm off the hook (for now).

Honestly, I wanted to honor the summons, but hopefully not have to report! Last night...
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Dangerous Places: Movies, Malls & Classrooms?!

Danger and Horror have a way of deeply imprinting memories in our mind.

I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing

rocking and nursing my (1 month) brand-new baby boy L-P. Usually, when engaged in this activity of privilege: feeding and comforting our baby, the TV was off! (Talking, singing, reading, music was on!)

However, this was not a usual day and for whatever unusual reason, the TV was ,

I heard the horrific Columbine...
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MC performed, but How would JC Act?! (Part 1)

JC or MC--When You see these 2 letters together, as Partners in Wellness, what do they represent to You?!

When You see these two colors Blue or Green* what do they represent to You?! (*Please, read more on importance of color in Part 2 of this post.)

Letters can have multiple meanings to multiple people. Letters sound differently in differing languages.

May be, they represent/symbolize a...
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LOVE: a 4 Letter Word Mothers (Should) Use!

Oh, it's okay baby, don't cry! (Mother, Mom, Mommy), Mama IS here for You because I LOVE You!

This beautiful word is expressed not only on our lips throughout the day to our kids, but in our daily deeds as we assist our young ones growing to maturity. Maturity doesn't involve just physical growth, but emotional, mental and spiritual growth as well. As mothers, our choices affect our kids in complicated ways. (Ways we...
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Green Tea Therapy TV with Joan Winifred

THANK YOU for accepting my invitation!:) Tea for Two-me and You!

How is Your day going?? Would You like a cup of tea? Green, White, Black, Oolong, Herbal? Sweetened? Unsweetened?

Oh, You may prefer coffee. SORRY, not me, i'm a tea drinker. (Though, i do like coffee-flavored ice cream, go figure.)

I enjoy Green Tea with lemon and honey or black cherry/berry tea for me. I brew tea 't read...
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Injury Prevention Important!

It is an OUTRAGE! Safety measures, injury prevention and using some smarts could save so many young/innocent am i talking about: Dummy parents who refuse to respect water and life! Here in 've heard so many super-sad-stories of beautiful-fragile-life drowning because of a lapse in supervision, etc...Just overheard another incident/tragedy and i'm ANGRY.

Okay, not out-of-control VERY upset by stupidity and senselessness. (Thus--the inspiration for this post.) Yeah, we make mistakes as parents, (and...
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Full of Fluff!

M is for ?...mmmMonday. M is for March. M is for Mars.

M is for Marshmallows!:)

Do you like marshmallows? Just "realizing" while writing this post:

I pronounce and spell marshmallow as marsh-mellow!

Though, others have remarked on my spelling skills, i feel, my accent messes up my spelling going to worry about it--just going to "mellow" out. -lol:)

I have an odd/thick when tired and/or upset. What i term "New England" accent because...
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