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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Day of Quotes #2

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Quotes just make me happy! Overall, they make me think, smile, cry, and laugh. This week I chose quotes that describe our relationships with family, friends, and people, in general. Enjoy the second installment of a Day of Quotes. “It’s the things in common that make relationships enjoyable, but it’s the little…

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Kyle Robert Garcia Bacon

© Diane Galvez-Parker

Kyle Robert Garcia Bacon and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month are two names that I wish did not have a connection, but they do. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, which is meant to bring awareness, honor, remembrance, and support to children affected by cancer. So, it’s only natural every year…

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Di’s Mind #3

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Di’s Mind is best described as a hodgepodge of random thoughts running through my head at any given time. Today’s topic is Social Media Accounts. Add your own thoughts to each list. What comes to your mind?   Posts That Should Be Avoided (a.k.a. Question Before You Press Send) Talking negatively about family,…

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That September Day

“That September Day” is a day that is etched in the minds of most Americans. Formally marked on our calendars as Patriot Day; it is a Day of Service and Remembrance. In the minds of many though, just saying “September 11th” or “9/11” is enough. We know exactly what it means. It…

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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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