Author Archives: The Daring One

Halloween Treat Bag Giveaway

TweetI’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

TweetTake 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

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

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One More Drop – Phone Time Out

TweetPut 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

TweetShe 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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One More Drop – Microwave Your Sponge

TweetDirty microwave? Germy sponge? Kill two of the birds with one of the stones in about five minutes. Sponges are pretty much disgusting little germ factories. Microwaves are places to warm foods until they explode and then leave the mess … Continue reading

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