The Power of Girl Talk


Walk into any coffee shop and you are sure to witness it. Sit in a mall parking lot and you won’t have to wait long to see it. Observe the pick up line at school and it’s happening many times over. Sit across from a friend’s kitchen table and you are experiencing it. It gets us through rough days, helps us rebound from all nighters with sick kids and often happens without planning or pretense. Sadly, men cannot have it nor can it be bought. It’s Girl Talk. Girl Talk are those conversations that women have which others may term…

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The Power of Gratitude


Thankful hearts are content to stay and savor the moment rather than become cluttered by worry and fear. Motivated and strengthened from where they have been, they focus on who they have become and do not getting lost in the future.

The Power of Optimism


There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist. ~Mark Twain You’re in the pick up line, and your child gets into the car. Out of habit you ask the question you will later regret: “So, how was your day?” What usually follows is a litany of all the negative things that have transpired in the last 7 hours. Someone didn’t play with him today like they did yesterday, her juice leaked out of her thermos and completely ruined her day, it was the worst day in all of humanity because he missed the last question on the pop quiz…

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