Posts Tagged Kids

Who Do You Miss?

Posted by Dianne on Mar 14, 2017 in Appreciation, Blog, Love | No comment

My mom was a very stoic lady and didn’t express any feeling that she thought might make someone else feel bad. When I went away to college (500 miles so I only came home for Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter) Mom never mentioned that she missed me. I was the only one of four kids to

Get Out of Your Funk in 5 Easy Steps or Less

Posted by Dianne on Jan 15, 2014 in Blog, Social Audiences | No comment

Yes. I do still struggle to be happy sometimes. I have been studying and teaching happiness for years, but nobody I know has managed to be happy ALL the time. We all have to work at it sometimes. I woke up in that sad place this morning. I was feeling lonesome for my daughters who

It Really Does Take a Village

Posted by Dianne on Apr 11, 2013 in Blog | No comment

One of the fun things my husband and I did for our kids was to host our son’s garage band for years. Besides the comfort of knowing where the kids were and what they were up to, I hoped that we encouraged these young people to do what they loved and follow their dreams. A

No Need to Panic… Christmas Can Happen Without Me

Posted by Dianne on Dec 6, 2012 in Blog | 1 comment

Even though the Christmas decorations were in the stores waaay too early, as usual, this year; I no longer start to panic the way I did in years past. Beginning in her 50’s my mother began saying that she and all her contemporaries had become “Generals with no armies.” She said it a lot, and

Who Do You Miss?

Posted by Dianne on Oct 3, 2012 in Blog | 1 comment

My mom was a very stoic lady and didn’t express any feeling that she thought might make someone else feel bad. When I went away to college (500 miles so I only came home for Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter) Mom never mentioned that she missed me. I was the only one of four kids to