Moments Matter #1 – Know Your Child’s Friends

© Diane Galvez-Parker

Have you ever gone to bed happy and grateful and then wake up the next morning with the same feeling? You go to sleep with an excitement of the day’s events and then wake up with the same euphoria. This is life’s way of reminding you that happiness matters. People…

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Through The Eyes of a Football Mom

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“We interrupt this marriage to bring you football season.” During my son Damien’s college football years, this statement best described my life. Over the span of five seasons, my husband Darin and I attended every home game and traveled to many away games together. If he couldn’t travel with me,…

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What Every Soccer Parent Needs To Know

“Kick it!” “What are you doing?” “Run to the ball!” “Get back in the goal!” “Offsides!” “That was a foul!” “That wasn’t a foul!” If you recognize these statements, then you have attended a youth soccer game. If you have said these statements, then you are probably related to one of…

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Mirror, Mirror, On The Wall

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Healthy. That’s the word that I use nowadays. I want to eat healthier. I want to feel healthier. I want to be healthy. So, what exactly does that mean? I limit certain foods, but I don’t deny myself. I eat more fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins, while consuming less sugar…

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Weekends

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In order to write this week’s post, I felt the need to use my research skills and find out the formal definition of WEEKEND. Here are some of the definitions that I found: WEEKEND ~ the end of the week; specifically:  the period between the close of one work or…

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There’s No Place Like Home

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Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. They are often a boy’s best friend too. Would you agree? Are you confused?  Let me clarify this for you.  It’s that time of the year where many lives revolve around a diamond: A baseball diamonds, that is. (You will find me using the…

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