No such thing as “bad” kids

Bouncing off of last week, I reflected a lot this week on a quote that I heard from Dr. Wayne Dyer, “Change what you see, and what you see changes.” I find this quote holds true in every aspect of life. Every day I hear comments about people wanting to change things – better children, more money, bigger house, more considerate husband, less traffic, nicer weather, new boss, and on and on it goes. These comments all come from a negative outlook, one filled with lack. Year in and year out people make goals to change the world around them. And fail to reach their goals. Or, reach their goals but still remain unhappy. And strive for something else because if they could just get that (whatever that is), will make them happy.

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Neanderthal brains

I spent this past weekend at a hotel for my daughter’s ringette tournament. It was… well… chaos, to say the least. Little girls running around the hotel screaming, painting nails, painting banners, watching movies, exploding popcorn everywhere, and dunking each other in the pool; simply creating havoc everywhere they went. To add to the excitement, they severely lacked sleep. Which, of course, resulted in increased tears, whining, and general moodiness. Now, being exhausted myself and overwhelmed with the lack of work I was able to get done this weekend, I was to my limit.

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