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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Di’s Mind #3

© Diane Galvez-Parker

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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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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Have You Smiled Today?

Image: Diane GP

Have you smiled today? I hope so! Smiling is a choice. Smiling is choosing the positive perspective. Smiling is recognizing life’s simple pleasures. Smiling brings a heart joy. Smiling is the first step towards laughter. A smile is a curve that sets everything straight. ~Phyllis Diller The overall benefits of…

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Living The Mouse Dream

© Diane Galvez-Parker

My husband and I visited “the happiest place on Earth” this week. You know the place. It starts with a D and has grown people proudly wearing mouse ears in public. It had been eight years since we last visited, so we were due for a return. I walked around…

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Say Cheese!

Camera, Photo Album

Pictures are priceless. One photo can bring a smile, a tear, or sometimes both. Pictures are proof of the past. Pictures confirm our existence in this world. So, why do we let them sit on our computer, tablet, or cell phone for months or years at time? What happened to…

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