Category the tough old bird with a soft spot for single moms

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How to Gather Information & Make a Decision

I often tell women, mostly single moms, gather information before you decide. It costs nothing. I know how important this is because I’ve not always done it.

You Can’t Change Others

Try as you will, you can’t change another person. We say we know this to be true and yet we continue to try. I know I do

A Quick Spot-Make a Memory

Recording at KLBT 88.1 FM I raised three children as a single mother before I remarried. I have experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years I know a great deal about child development and how to handle kids. I am […]

When “What Is” Doesn’t Match “What You’d Like” -Quick Spot

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Be Kind-Quick Spot

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10 Tips for Tough Times

Both research and experience show that when people with anger problems change their self talk, their anger de-escalates and they regain control.

A Thought on Rest from a Seasoned Mama Bird

Do you have to be made to rest? Or do you have to become ill before you will rest?

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New Mindsets Bring New Results

A new mindset will bring new results. Whether you want to lose weight, eat healthier, or transform your life style changing your mindset (attitude) will being new results.

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How Optimism Improves Your Health

I got to be a Tough Old Bird with a Soft Spot for Single Moms and Women Having Tough Times by living through years of tough times myself. Living for a lot of years has taught me that people who are optimistic about the future lead happier and healthier lives.

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Do you know who you are? Being present will change your life.

Being present in your life will change how you live it. Your self assurance and self awareness will give you clarity of purpose and joy.