Dyslexia and Anxiety

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Do you have a child with dyslexia? Do they suffer from anxiety? Here are some tips from “Dyslexics are Orchids, Mothers are Gardeners” by James O’Leary, MD and Cindy Jayne Brewer: Tips for Anxiety: Change the goal from trying to eliminate the worry to learning how to manage it. You can never eliminate uncertainty and discomfort. So, help your child … Read More

Your Book – Your Responsibility

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Unleash the Marketing Power of the Internet It’s no longer adequate to write a book, put up your Website, and expect people to find you. You need to maximize your websites value through interactivity, sharing, and building relationships. Leveraging social media marketing to build your platform and to make yourself stand out from the crowd is not that difficult. I’ve … Read More

Nominated 2019 Top Female Author Award

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I’ve been nominated for my book “Teens Dodging Bullets” in the 2019 Top Female Authors Award Contest! It’s always so exciting when someone receives value from my books and takes the effort to nominate me in a contest. Thank you to everyone who purchases and/or leaves comments for my books on the different platforms (website, Facebook, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, … Read More

Are You an Expert? A Leader?

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What is your purpose in writing a book? Are you an expert on a certain subject? Are you a leader in an organization or business? This post is for those in leadership that are thinking of writing a book. How do you define leadership? John Maxwell says, “Leadership is influence – nothing more – nothing less.” I define Leadership as … Read More

Interested in Writing a Book?

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We all have a book inside us, but are we willing to go through the process to write and publish? Here are 10 tips to get you started: What is the purpose for your book? The “Why”? Fiction or Non-fiction? Who is your audience? If you say “everyone,” you don’t have an audience. Depending on your subject, there are many … Read More

Teens and Substance Abuse

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Substance use among teens ranges from experimentation to dependence. The consequences range from none to minor to life threatening, depending on the substance and frequency of use. Even minor use raises the risk of significant harm, including overdose, motor vehicle accidents, and consequences of sexual contact, such as pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. Parental attitudes and the examples parents set … Read More

New Book Launched Today – Get Your Copy!

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Teens Dodging “Bullets” launched today. Is your teen prepared for the social issues of today? Dodging “bullets” used to mean he/she got a “D” instead of an “F.” Or, a teen who thought she was pregnant and wasn’t. Now it means so much more. Turn on the news and most likely the stories you hear will include school shootings, bullying, … Read More

Back to School after 40

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Back to School after 40 This decision can be overwhelming…but it doesn’t have to be Going back to college at 40+ years can feel intimidating for a lot of reasons. When you have other financial responsibilities, like a mortgage and family expenses, finding thousands of dollars for tuition can be challenging. Then of course there’s the aspect of readjusting to … Read More

Ace Your Life – Basic Life Skills for Everyday Living

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Ace Your Life Basic life skills for everyday living… Did you ever wonder when you were getting ready to leave home for the first time, if your parents had taught you everything you needed to know to survive on your own?  Or, are you now single after a long-term relationship and don’t know where to start? Do you know how … Read More

New Book Released Today

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The 4-1-1 on Reinventing You Essential Tips for Knowing What you Want – And Getting it! There is a lot of chatter today about reinventing yourself, especially after 50. There’s no “magical” age when you find yourself in a difficult situation, whether it be a divorce, death of a loved one, or a job loss, and have to make some … Read More