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UNLOCKING US – Episode 8 July 2020 “The ability to love our children for what they are, and love every bit of them – the strengths and the struggles.” After listening to this podcast in my bedroom on my blogging chair – one of these days I really need to include a picture of this …

BETTER THAN HAPPY – Episode 245 “When I worked in corporate, we had this saying: Garbage in, garbage out. What we meant was if we don’t put accurate information into our computer systems, then when we go to run a report, the report isn’t going to be accurate. Garbage in, garbage out.” Let’s look at …

NAUTE.COM – The Worry Tree While we were in Cancun together last month, my sister and I discussed a story circulating on FaceBook about a tree: A man hired a carpenter to help him restore an old farmhouse.  The carpenter had a rough first day on the job. First – a flat tire made him lose …

For MONDAY MARRIAGE MATTERS, I want to share a journal entry, from my own journal, a couple years back: 9 April 2018 There is a part in the book, Gone With the Wind, when a group of ladies are criticizing Scarlett Ohara, behind her back. And what they were saying about her was probably true. She …

BETTER THAN HAPPY – Episode 159 Yesterday we took the children for a walk/bike ride around the block, to get some of our pent up energy out. When we got down the hill, a dog started following us. The dog was big. And the dog kept jumping up on Julia. She was scared. I had …

THE FULL CUP – Episode 4 Who’s hands are on my “steering wheel”? The kids’ Bryant’s My parents’ My siblings’ My counselor’s My neighbors’ My leaders’ The past Religion Fears Habits Economy or savings account MY HANDS How many hands are on my steering wheel? So many that I can’t even see the steering wheel! …

THE NEXT BEST THING – Episode 112 A quick one today. Last night I woke up with a muscle spasm in my neck. Bry stayed home through the morning, to help me to the chiropractors and to help with the children. He said he thinks it came from my hovering over my laptop everyday, blogging. …

BYU SPEECHES – 22 August 2017 I am back from Cancun! I have a lot to say about my weekend away, but not today. Today I have reserved specifically for Lynn Robbins’ Be 100% Responsible. It has been on my mind for some time. Are you ready? This is truth. This is powerful – this …

THE LIFE COACH SCHOOL PODCAST – Episode 139 This afternoon Bry and I went through Brooke Castillo’s podcast about MARRIAGE MATTERS, together. Brooke teaches a concept that I absolutely believe, but one that I am not perfect at living. And that is okay. I am working on it – Bry is just about there. Ha …

BETTER THAN HAPPY – Episode 82 Monday Marriage Matters. I am trying to figure out how to create a “tag” for my Monday posts, so I can get to them easily. But that is not happening today. I have too much to say – too much to write today about marriage, and our own power …