Life is filled with challenges. This video gives tips in a fun way on how to overcome adversity. Bloopers at the end. … More Smash Your Challenges
Happy Memorial Day!
My dissertation was published! Here is the link to it. It will only be open until April 7, 2015. It’s a great feeling to see your hard work in print :). http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1QYnj3AjOvzpe4 The Relationship Among Playground Areas and Physical Activity Levels in Children Abstract Introduction Almost 20% of American children aged 6 to 11 years are … More Dissertation Published!
Life’s busy. It’s a fact, plain and simple. I know through the everyday hustle and bustle, I wonder if I’m teaching my children anything. I looked on the counter this morning and saw this note from my nine-year-old daughter, Xayla: I loved it because I believe that if I have taught her anything it … More Life’s Little Moments
My husband and I went to a sushi restaurant. Although I’m the half Asian one, he is way more adventurous than me. He ordered these two dishes. Some of you may know exactly what these two dishes are, but I was a little hesitant. I call myself a sushi and seafood lover, but I … More That’s What Life is About. Trying New Things.
I was at the park tonight watching my son practice soccer while eating a Snickers bar (not the healthiest thing, but oh so yummy) when one of his teammates asked me, “Are you reading?” He looked puzzled. I said, “Yes.” I showed him the book. He said, “Why?” I had to laugh at his confused … More Times Have Changed
November is National Diabetes Awareness month. Here is a video on living with Type I Diabetes: I remember being about 12 years old when a best friend of mine, Rebecca, took me to the bathroom at church and showed me her needles, vials, and syringes. She was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. We were young … More November: National Diabetes Awareness Month
How do you reach the top of a mountain? One step at a time. This is what I have to keep reminding myself when I come in contact with a major mountain in my life. I’m at the bottom looking up, and I think about how hard it seems to get to the top. It … More That Mountain is Too High To Climb
From 2005-2009, there were an average of 3,544 fatal unintentional drownings (non-boating related) annually in the United States. About one in five people who die from drowning are children 14 and younger. More information on these statistics can be found on the CDC website. With it being the summer, I thought it was a good … More Health Safety Tips for Children