The Boy With a Thorn in His Joints – (This is an incredible story)

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When my son, Shepherd, was 3 years old, he and his twin brother, Beau, took soccer lessons for the first time. They were so excited that they slept in their uniforms — a purple T-shirt with a yellow star kicking the ball with one of its points — the night before their first practice. But […]

Drop The Shoulds

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One time I watched a three-year-old at her birthday party. Her friends were there from preschool, and she received lots of presents. The cake came out, she admired the pink frosting rose at its center, and everyone sang. One of the moms cut pieces and without thinking sliced right through the rose – a disaster […]

The Must Have To-Do List

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Another September, another year of sending off our children to school, whether it is kindergarten or college. For me this is my 17th year, as I “send off” Colin to his 4th year of college. With the annual send off there is always a list involved — school supply list, book lists, clothing list, dorm […]

Memorial Day Inspiration – Shall We Dance? Shall We Hug?

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Good Morning everyone!  As we awaken and rise up on this lovely warm Memorial Day of 2012 let’s take a gratitude moment ( or several) to recall and honor the amazing blessings in our life.  Give generously; share yourself; share your love, share your light and your joy with a juicy hug today. We all […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: The Eyes Of A Child

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It is almost St. Patrick’s Day which leads me to a funny story. When I was a little kid, for some reason I was scared of Leprechauns. I remember in Elementary School one year the teacher told us that Leprechauns would come and decorate our classroom. I’m sure she didn’t make them out to be […]

You Ask We Answer: Your Health & Fitness Q’s

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Recently, I was interviewed by Julie Silver, owner of Acupuncture Healthcare Associates of Michigan for her health column in the Jewish News of Metropolitan Detroit. Julie is also on “Our Team” here at Askinyourface.com. Motivation is what gets you started exercising – making it a habit is what keeps you going – forever! Julie: Can […]

Have a Fun February Weekend The 17-19th

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Bloomfield Twp Library hosts Investor Education in YOUR Community! Saturday, February 18, 10:00 am Bloomfield Township Public Library, 1099 Lone Pine Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI FREE Made possible with funding from the Investor Protection Trust in Washington D.C., through the Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation, all Investor Education In Your Community courses are […]

Giving Thanks…and Gratitude

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Gratitude is a word frequently used and heard at HAVEN.  A friend of mine has started posting a daily moment of gratitude on her Facebook page, pointing out that gratitude comes in both small and large forms.  So I jump into the gratitude movement with the start of my own list: I am grateful for […]

Many Gen X Women, Overworked and In Debt, Take a Pass on Parenthood

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I see them downtown, these women my age who have no haunted look of sleeplessness in their eyes. They don’t have suspicious stains on their clothes. They aren’t picking smashed Cheerio bits out from between their BlackBerry keys. (We working moms live in a world of perpetual BlackBerry outages, constantly explaining the latest apple-juice incident […]

Greener By The Minute: 10 Ways Kids Can Live Green

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1.) Ask mom for green school supplies. Going back to school and going green can go hand in hand! Kids can get green school supplies that will make a difference at prices that will make mom happy. Your green school supplies also provide an opportunity to share your thoughts on the environment with other students […]