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The Dangers of Texting: What are we teaching iKids about driving?

Lately I have noticed a new trend, stoplight texting. It happens at almost every major intersection with a signal, especially when there are more than three cars waiting for the light to turn green.   1,019 more words

IKids

Focus

I have noticed that one of the most aggressive and persistent enemies to persevering is distractions.

I set my face like a flint to pursue a goal or stay in a mind frame, or avoid pit falls, and my focus is alway challenged by distractions. 274 more words

Working With My Weakness, Part Two

On Monday, I fessed up to a week’s worth of mommy meltdowns. I’d shouted, I’d sought solace in the liquor cabinet (not much – I promise), I’d run away from my family, waving my arms in the air while making what my boys would likely describe as monster noises. 2,619 more words

gluttony

“I hope you’re up for a challenge,” they laugh
then get confused when I continue to pass
just throw me in and watch me swim… 91 more words

Poetry

Is Distraction the answer to anxiety?

With so many methods promoting Distraction as the answer to anxiety, you could be forgiven for thinking it is the answer.

I think something different. In fact, I think Distraction is a bit of a joke, and anybody promoting it as a solution or ‘cure’ is misleading. 148 more words

Dealing With Anxiety

Fictional friday

Hi all.

Research tells me that writing, creative or otherwise, is a useful tool in weight loss. I am hoping to develop a writing community for those trying to lose weight. 102 more words

Obesity