There is a Little Peace Right in Your Pocket!

We ALL have a lot to do. Everyone is super busy.  And, strangely, as soon as we aren't busy, we go crazy trying to make ourselves busy.  Why? Because let's face it, "busy" has a lot of value in our society.  If you're bored or chill, you leave open the opportunity to be called, "lazy," or not as "good" [...]

4 Tips to Help Your Kids Create a Healthy Body Image & Relationship With Food

Recently, I have had quite a few people inquire about how to talk to their children with weight loss or food without passing on negative body image messages.  People seem to be aware of the fact that this subject is a sensitive one (thank goodness) and are wanting sane and balanced ways to help their [...]

The Kid Swap Done Right

Hello!It seems like everyone is always telling us moms that we need a break...As if we don't already know this!  Let's face it, sitters are very expensive, family isn't always available and the reality is, it's just easier to keep trucking along as always rather than find a way to get our much needed break. [...]

‘Tis the season for procrastination

Hello!Well, it's that time of year again...people are about to start putting off more than they have all year. It's quite sad acutally...I mean, if you decide today to put something off until "after the holidays" that's 44 DAYS of putting off! And let's face it, if you put it off until the first, that's [...]

Babies Don’t Wait! So, Be A Baby About It!

Hello!Well, it is nearing the end of my maternity leave...I should be blogging and writing my newsletter much more often now. (Click here: http://www.guidinginneraction.com/newsletter.php for my newsletter, "Guiding Inner Action: Teaching you the habits you can't wait to pick up!" With tips and tricks about staying motivated, avoiding stress outs and keeping up with healthy [...]

Camera Phone-the Ultimate Reminder Tool

Hello!Yes, I have a little baby now...Owen Lincoln Flake was born on July 2, 2009 at a whopping 8 lbs. 14 oz. and at 20 1/2 inches long. We're both doing wonderfully...Now, that I am using my camera phone like crazy to take pictures all the time of Owen, I have realized that in the [...]

Something is ALWAYS better than NOTHING!

Hello!I am writing this blog to illustrate how easy it is to get started on a task. This goes out to a client of mine that I saw yesterday that has been putting off starting a blog for weeks!When you are putting something off, chances are you are making if far more difficult in your [...]