Posts by Jennifer Cramer

You Are What You Think

With everything going on in the world today, it’s more important than ever to be mindful of your thoughts. Your thoughts invoke your emotions, and can lead to anxiety and depression vs. contentment and happiness. I’ve been in a rut myself and found Dale Carnegie’s quote helpful.

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Never Forget and Give Back

We will never forget this day back in 2001. Americans are resourceful and willing to help their fellow man in time of need. I felt so grateful this past weekend as my daughter (7th grader) and her friend wanted to do something for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

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Keeping Your Sanity

Juggling back to school, work, household chores or whatever pulls you in ten different directions remember to take time to Exercise. For me I simply view it as an important appointment and a way to keep my sanity. Imperfection is perfect. We can get caught up in

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School Routine

For many parents, getting the kids back into the routine can be challenging.  Continuing with our tips remember…. Don’t take things personally. When you hear other parents talk about how their child bounds joyfully out of bed each morning and gets ready for school on time. This is not an invitation to beat yourself up because…

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Back to school Stress Free

On of our favorite authors and parenting guru, Susan Stiffelman has some very sound advice for back to school time. Kids can feel nervous and excited for back to school, but let’s face it back to school

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Languages Needed in the UK

It’s always interesting to look at what languages are trending in different parts of the world. In the United States given our demographics and geography the predominant second language sought after is Spanish for obvious reasons. In the UK, however it is a much different story. I thought this was noteworthy, the top 10 languages…

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German Culture

A spectacular place to visit is Ludwigsburg Palace in the city of Ludwigsburg, which is North of Stuttgart’s city center. It is one of the country’s largest baroque palaces. Built in 1704 for King Frederick. For more on German culture and language https://www.language-tree.com/german/  

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Making Others Happy is the Best Gift to Yourself

I wanted to share an experience I had with my daughter this past Easter weekend. We are a therapy team with Therapy Dogs International. My 12 year old daughter, our Standard Poodle and myself went to visit our usual Senior Living home nearby. On this special weekend we decided to bring with us a basket…

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