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Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

March 29, 2011 by  
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by Renie Stag Smith Hyperbole — literary term for extreme exaggeration. When my daughter was quizzing my granddaughter over literary terms that her second grade class had been learning, Raistlynn wanted an example when her mother asked her what “extreme exaggeration” was.  My daughter and I gave her two.  Her mom had stayed up for […]

Life and Other Matters – Author Geneen Roth: March 29th, 2011

March 28, 2011 by  
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Geneen Roth was one of the Bernie Madoff ponzi scam victims. It caused her to reassess her views about money. The author of the NYTimes bestseller Women Food and God, Geneen gets the girls wondering about their own relationship with money, and what it means to them. To listen to the show, and hear the […]

Where you wanna be.

March 21, 2011 by  
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by Renie Stag Smith “Compare where you are to where you wanna be and you’ll get nowhere! — Sara Bareilles “Uncharted” I love this quote!  Many people sit and take stock of their lives, complaining about what they are not accomplishing, but do nothing to change themselves or their situations. I haven’t been comparing where […]

Life and Other Matters – What really goes on in our nations schools? : March 22, 2011

March 21, 2011 by  
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What really goes on inside our nation’s schools?  Why aren’t our kids learning and who’s to blame?  This week we have a frank and honest discussion about why our current educational system is not meeting our needs and goals. Did you know your kid can’t be failed?  Even if he doesn’t do his homework or […]

We are all deformed

March 15, 2011 by  
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by Renie Stag Smith We are all deformed, defective, damaged.  No matter how perfect we think we may be, we all have that one little something that keeps us from being perfectly pristine.  Some of us have birthmarks.  Some of us have webbed toes.  Some of us have extra or missing digits.  Some of us […]

Life and Other Matters – Personal and Professional Disasters: March 15th, 2011

March 15, 2011 by  
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This week the girls discussed personal and professional disasters.  Find out what goes on behind the scenes when the mics are off in the radio business, learn why you should always check the characteristics of elastic, and discover why you really need to read the directions on those creme hair-removers! Plus, performance anxiety, skinny-dipping, turkey […]

Life and Other Matters – Are You Prepared?: March 8th, 2011

March 8, 2011 by  
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As we deal with some family health issues, the girls talk about the true meaning of love, why we need to nurture our relationships, and how our past profoundly affects our future. Plus, we talked about tumors, taking trips, and cremains.  Say… did you know that you can get jewels made from your remains?  You […]

Woo Hoo! Spring Break!

March 8, 2011 by  
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by Renie Stag Smith Spring Break vacation brings smiles to teachers around the nation.  At this point in the school year, we’re tired.  We’ve been working hard.  We need a break. Why does it sound like I’m defending this time off? Because as an educator, I am tired of the negative, narrow-mindedness many people harbor […]

Vegging out with the Seed Catalogs

March 1, 2011 by  
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by Renie Stag Smith As I open this year’s seed catalogs, I can almost smell life coming to the garden —  the cured and pungent manure feeding this year’s crops, the water sprinkler’s back and forth splashing moistening the dried-out soil, the sweetness of the tender green shoots breaking through the ground and reaching for […]

About Marci Shimoff

March 1, 2011 by  
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Marci Shimoff is a celebrated transformational leader and a #1 New York Times bestselling author. In addition to authoring the worldwide bestseller Happy for No Reason, she is the coauthor of six of the top-selling titles in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and a featured teacher in the international movie and book sensation The Secret. President and […]

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