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Why Maternity and Paternity Leave Is Good for Both Families and Companies education family life inspiration marriage mental health parenting selfcare support teamwork time management values working moms Aug 06, 2015

Finding the balance between active parenting and all other life demands is one of the most important decisions parents need to make. One company has decided to help. Netflix announced this week that they will be offering unlimited maternity and paternity leave to their employees much as they...

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Kindness Transforms Lives character children education family life fitness habits inspiration mental health parenting selfcare values Nov 17, 2014

Kindness transforms lives. It might transform the recipient but it most surely will transform the one who does the act of kindness. Emerson said,"One of the most beautiful compensations in life is that no man can help another without helping himself."

As we go about our busy days, every act of...

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5 Actions to Be a Happier Parent with Happier Children Today build muscle character children diet education exercise family life fat loss fitness fun goals habits inspiration mental health nutrition parenting selfcare support teamwork time management values weight loss working moms Jun 04, 2014

The tag line of Exercising Values has always been happy, healthy, well-behaved  children in fifteen minutes a day. There is a balance to these three goals.

Happiness that is gained through permissive and self-centered behavior is fleeting and produces no long-lasting ability to stay joyful...

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Rising Above the Situation: How to Gain a New Perspective on Change character children education family life support values Apr 05, 2014

I'm posting today from way above the clouds, in an airplane headed to Orlando. As the plan took off and I gazed out my window, I noted what a change of perspective is available at altitude. Then, I began to wonder how we can best metaphorically rise above the problems that daunt us and gain a new...

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"Don't Put that in your Mouth" and More Worthwhile Parental Advice character children exercise values Oct 16, 2013

Can you recall the person who offered you valuable advice at a critical junction in your life? Do you remember foundational bits of wisdom that someone taught you at an early age that later  guided you through some difficult decisions? As parents, we have influence over our children and we...

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