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To Push or Not to PUSH!

Motivation….by definition is that process which initiates, motivates, and maintains goal oriented behavior. motivation determines what we actually do, not what we just think about doing. Motivation is taking what we are capable of and creating something bigger, better, and rewarding. So how do you motivate your children? How do you teach them the value… Continue reading To Push or Not to PUSH!

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Ignorance Just Might Be Bliss

I am a proponent of cardiac screening for young athletes. As a physical therapist and the mom of four I take a very personal interest in the safety of our young athletes. But when the screening comes back abnormal for one of your own it’s a shock. And when the screening comes back with an… Continue reading Ignorance Just Might Be Bliss

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Parenting with LOVE: peace and patience not guaranteed!

When I first anticipated becoming a parent I determined that I would be a great one!  How many of us have said that?!  I read everything I could get my hands on, studied families around me, prayed for divine intervention, and swore I’d get the hang of this parenting thing…. atleast better than MY parents… Continue reading Parenting with LOVE: peace and patience not guaranteed!