Tag: parenting lessons

Finding Joy in the Present

My family and I recently returned from our annual summer vacation in Maine. It was filled with all the wonderful things vacations can bring – fun, relaxation, yummy food – but there was also a subtle reminder to find joy in the present and to simply cherish the here and now. This sweet reminder came from my three year old

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Continuing Education

This week I attended a CPR recertification course required to keep my coaching credentials in good standing. I’m also required over the years to keep up with my continuing education credits to ensure that I’m up to date on the latest information affecting my job. But where’s my education for my most important job, the

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5 job lessons that will help me in my parenting

Christa’s post from this past Friday, “5 parenting lessons that will help me in my job,” really struck a chord with me.  Years ago, when I was fresh out of college and a newly minted restaurant manager, I had no clue how to manage others.  I felt really, really young and inexperienced compared to my

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5 parenting lessons that will help me in my job

I’m a parent to a two year old, and a coach to 17 cheerleaders. Sometimes I have a hard time deciding job which is more difficult. Regardless, I’ve learned some lessons since becoming a mommy that have helped me be better at my job. Here are my top 5: 1. Being their friend never works

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6 Things I Learned as a Parent This Week

1.  When your toddler rips your earring from your ear during a screamy tantrum in her car seat, it’s incredibly hard to distinguish the difference between a dried-up raisin and your lost earring back on the floor of the car. Especially when the only time you have to look for said earring back is after

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