Creative Kids Club at Kelly Gau Art Studio

*We received a creating session at the Kelly Gau Studio to help us facilitate our review. All thoughts and opinions are based on our experience and are honest and 100% ours. Kelly Gau is one of the best gifts God has given to the world. Her compassion, patience and gift …

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Planning for Joyful Noise 2017 for the Whole Family!

*We were given Joyful Noise Tickets to help facilitate our review. All thoughts and opinions are based on our experience, true and 100% our own. We love, love, love Joyful Noise! It is absolutely one of our family’s favorite summertime events in Minnesota! Awesome music artists, great food onsite of …

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Leadership styles and parenting: Why you need more than one.

Over the last two to three months I have been studying books written by Ken Blanchard. I have been implementing what he calls Situational Leadership without knowing what it is I was doing. I am excited to put to words what I already do well and to learn on a …

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My purpose sets me free.

I have been on a journey to discover my purpose, mission, gifts and talents. I was so afraid I had wasted my life and the grief at times felt overwhelming. It became critical to me to figure it out sooner then later, because if I had wasted my life I …

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How to begin restoring your relationship with your child.

I have shared our story of working to build back our relationship with Maddie. Our circumstances combined with our parenting had wounded her heart. We moved, had a baby and our life was anything but stable. Mark and I had a choice, we could blame it on our circumstances, attempt to …

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The One Minute Apology

I am on a journey to honestly look at myself in the mirror. A year or two ago I was done looking at myself in the mirror or at least the wounds I had in my heart and soul. It felt like I had dug up enough crap to last …

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Understanding social media as a parent

Facebook and Myspace came out about the time I was in high school. I remember talking about it with my friends ands setting up our accounts together. It was awesome because it was a place away from our parents eyes. We could talk to one another, look up whatever information …

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Parenting, Leadership and the One Minute Manager.

A few months ago I read Ken Blanchard’s the One Minute Manager. In my search for finding a marketing mentor, I stumbled upon this incredible man’s company. They are teaching the world’s top leaders how to develop relationships around them. Hungry for more I hopped on Minnesota’s SELCO library system. …

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