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  • It’s a New Year! What’s New With You?

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Jan 2015

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It’s a New Year! What’s New With You?

Why does January 1, prompt us to make resolutions, set goals and decisions.  Well,  for some reason I always hope that setting the goals for the new year that I will accomplish more.  It is said that you do accomplish more if you set your goals, because if you don’t you have nothing to hit. […]

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  • Comments From Our KIDS

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Dec 2014

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Comments From Our KIDS

We are in our seventh year in teaching Healthy Choices, Healthy Relationships.   In the past seven years we have reached over 6000 kids.  Those teens area now building their own families, marrying and having children.  Many respond that they do not want o raise their children the same as their parents raised them, especially if ...

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  • A Little Different Post

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Dec 2014

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A Little Different Post

Last night and this morning I was praying about how I can get motivated to be more consistent with my blogs.  I’m always surprised with who reads them.  To me it’s very encouraging to see that others are reading them.  Well, in order for me to stay motivated and to be able to share from […]

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  • Is There a Tipping Point for NW Georgia? Are we Mavens?

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Sep 2014

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Is There a Tipping Point for NW Georgia? Are we Mavens?

Mavens, Influencers and Connectors can change our world. Are you one of these. Join us!!

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  • NARME – Can you guess what that stands for? Prize for the first one that can tell me.

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Jul 2014

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NARME – Can you guess what that stands for? Prize for the first one that can tell me.

Last week I attended the National Association of Relationship and Marriage Educators.  Say that three times.  It has taken on the acronym NARME which is much easier.   My colleague and mentor Julie Baumgardner advised me to go to my first conference ten years ago.  Some of the best advice she’s given me.  But back then ...

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  • 3 Ways to Live Your Legacy

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Jun 2014

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3 Ways to Live Your Legacy

This past weekend I enjoyed a wonderful time with 50 of my close and distant relatives.  I learned what a 1st cousin once removed compared to a second cousin etc.  I found the commonalities of our lives that might be inherited or a trend that is in our lineage. I knew we were Mayflower descendants, […]

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  • Five Great Dates in Dalton for June

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May 2014

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Five Great Dates in Dalton for June

So why do I keep pushing Date Nights.  Well, the latest research on how to keep marriages and families together says that Quality time together where a couple connects is one of the strongest indicators of marriages that last.  So I want to encourage “Strong, Healthy Marriages” and give you some How-to’s so you ...

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  • CREEP: Helping Your Kids When They Choose Divorce

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May 2014

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CREEP: Helping Your Kids When They Choose Divorce

In the past years I have watched as friends’ children have been going through a divorce.  One interesting fact I learned not too long ago, was that it usually takes at least six years for a marriage to fall apart.  Well, it seems these children were divorcing at year 1-5.  There is also the stat […]

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Apr 2014

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Guiding our Adult Children- In their marriages

It’s Wedding time.  The most weddings occur during the months of June, October and December.  So I am hearing of lots of couples tying the knot this year, which is very exciting.  It’s exciting in that marriage is still alive, because there is such a strong trend to “just live together”.  There are many ...

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