Be Wary of Wet Leaves

The woman in her early thirties walked up to me after a luncheon and proudly declared, “I didn’t speak to my husband for three days this week.”  I was stunned. Being a woman, especially a woman of many words, I could not imagine not speaking to my husband for three days.   “Seriously.” I squeaked out. … Read more

Seasons Change

It is that time of the year again. Short days. Long nights. Cooler to cold temperatures. Time to get gloves, scarves, and hats out. Time to bring the plants, we spent all summer watering, in from the cold. The holiday season approaching in every department store.   We all lament Christmas and Hanukkah arriving before we’ve … Read more

3 Steps for Great Communication

Keep it Simple. Take a moment. Breathe. Try to never complicate situations with more than one issue at a time. It is easy to start piling on issues when we get frustrate and have finally reached the point of confrontation. (Extra Tip: Discuss and deal with issues before they become a confrontation.)  Step One Resist … Read more