7 Side-Splitting Kid Quotes to Make Your Day
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Ever heard the old adage “kids say the darndest things?” There’s a reason for that, and chances are good that your kids have come up with some doozies of their own a time or two. …

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Curious George Captivates Coral Gables
August 6, 2010 – 1:39 PM | 6 Comments
Curious George Captivates Coral Gables

From the moment we pulled into the parking lot at the Bank United Center in Coral Gables, it was first class all the way!  The girls and I were thrilled to be able to attend …

“A Little Diddy, About Jack and Diane” Sexual Healing for a Healthier Life (12th in Series)
August 4, 2010 – 6:07 AM | 3 Comments
“A Little Diddy, About Jack and Diane” Sexual Healing for a Healthier Life (12th in Series)

“I love you, Diane, and I want to marry you.”
Jack was a baseball star and phenom in this West Coast Florida city. Eleven no-hitters were part of his resume through the youth leagues into high …

Thoughts From the Sink
August 3, 2010 – 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
Thoughts From the Sink

I have many friends who worship our King. But one in particular always comes to my mind. I remember a few years ago she explained that all through her day – waking, dressing …

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire!
July 30, 2010 – 6:00 AM | 3 Comments
Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire!

My latest hurdle in the wonderful world of Mamahood is lying.  My sweet Hailey Bear  has been caught lying on more occasions than I can count lately.
The first time I can remember is when we …

The Winner of the Curious George Live Tickets Is…
July 29, 2010 – 6:00 AM | No Comment
The Winner of the Curious George Live Tickets Is…

The winner of the Curious George Live Tickets is Peggy Sue Roddy! Thank you so much to all of the Mamas who entered…it’s not too late to get your tickets to Curious George Live, Mamas!!  …

Nickelodeons Storytime Live Lights Up Jacksonville
July 28, 2010 – 12:00 AM | No Comment
Nickelodeons Storytime Live Lights Up Jacksonville

Nickelodeon’s Storytime Live at Jacksonville’s Times Union Center (which was gorgeous by the way) was one of most memorable experiences I’ve ever had with my beautiful daughters.  We sang, we danced…I cried!  This performance was …

Behavior Management “A Sea of Challenges”
July 26, 2010 – 6:00 AM | One Comment
Behavior Management  “A Sea of Challenges”

A few weeks ago Sunshine Mama, Lori McCluskey, asked for readers to give ideas on parenthood and the disciplining of children.  In my personal opinion, being a parent and managing the behavior of children are …

Carlyn’s Journey-De Ja Vue XVIII
July 23, 2010 – 6:00 AM | One Comment
Carlyn’s Journey-De Ja Vue XVIII

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
Sir Winston Churchill
Two days before Thanksgiving had finally come and I was sitting in my classroom waiting for …

THE WINNER OF THE NICKELODEONS STORYTIME LIVE TICKETS IS…
July 22, 2010 – 6:00 AM | No Comment
THE WINNER OF THE NICKELODEONS STORYTIME LIVE TICKETS IS…

KELLY BISHOP! Congratulations Kelly and family!  We sure hope you and your family enjoy your family four pack of tickets from Sunshine Mamas!!
Don’t worry…you can still get your tickets Mamas:
Nickelodeon’s Storytime Live

July 27th at …

Just A Few Questions…
July 21, 2010 – 6:00 AM | 8 Comments
Just A Few Questions…

Have you ever heard the song “A Few Questions” by the country artist Clay Walker? Well, it really makes you think about all of the real life situations that people are put …

Skinny Dippin’! Sexual Healing for a Healthier Life (11th in Series)
July 19, 2010 – 6:46 AM | 8 Comments
Skinny Dippin’! Sexual Healing for a Healthier Life (11th in Series)

I had promised to Mama Lori a column for my next scheduled days of my “Sunshine Mama’s” blog. Hopes and promises need to be kept. By the way, the McCluskey’s, …

The problem with kids these days…and Creating a positive atmosphere of accountability By : Lou “Uncle Diddy” Hansen, field journalist
July 16, 2010 – 6:00 AM | 4 Comments
The problem with kids these days…and  Creating a positive atmosphere of accountability  By :  Lou “Uncle Diddy” Hansen, field journalist

My career has given me the “opportunity” to deal with the criminal element.   I hear many stories about “where it went wrong” for people.   I also reflect back on my teenage years …

Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva; His Side, Her Side, and The Truth
July 14, 2010 – 6:00 AM | 5 Comments
Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva; His Side, Her Side, and The Truth

Wouldn’t we all love to know the real story behind the recordings taken by Oksana Grigorieva of her conversations with ex-boyfriend Mel Gibson?  What really drove this women to the point of no return when …

How Do You Discipline Your Child?
July 12, 2010 – 6:00 AM | 8 Comments
How Do You Discipline Your Child?

What really works when it comes to discipline and children?  I personally am a bit on the tough side compared to the majority of my girlfriends.  Most …

Carlyn’s Journey-Brand New Day XVII
July 9, 2010 – 6:00 AM | No Comment
Carlyn’s Journey-Brand New Day XVII

“Focus on your potential instead of your limitations.” Alan Loy McGinnis
In May 2009, we got the go for an in-vitro procedure for the November round. We were told how much the procedure …

Pregnant? How About a Midwife?!
July 8, 2010 – 9:18 AM | No Comment
Pregnant?  How About a Midwife?!

Some people still believe the earth is flat, the sun revolves around the earth, you get cramps if you swim after eating, the streets of America are paved with gold…hospital births are safer than home …

YOUR OPINION NEEDS TO BE HEARD!! BREVARD COUNTY LIBRARIES ARE IN TROUBLE!!
July 6, 2010 – 6:00 AM | 6 Comments
YOUR OPINION NEEDS TO BE HEARD!!  BREVARD COUNTY LIBRARIES ARE IN TROUBLE!!

There have been several issues brought to my attention regarding budget cuts at Brevard County Libraries!  This letter to the Editor in the Florida Today http://www.floridatoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2010100621023 written by Satellite Beach resident, Patricia Cazares, …

Your Own Firework Show Sexual Healing For a Healthier Life (10th in Series)
July 2, 2010 – 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
Your Own Firework Show Sexual Healing For a Healthier Life (10th in Series)

Sunshine Mama’s creator, Lori McCluskey, and I had a recent “heart-to-heart” about concrete advice when it comes to a successful relationship. I lamented that “I don’t want to beat this to death but …

A Mother’s Season in the Living Lesson Book
June 28, 2010 – 6:00 AM | 6 Comments
A Mother’s Season in the Living Lesson Book

“The first great gift we can bestow on others is a good example.”  Thomas Morell
Attention all Mamas.  We are living, breathing lesson books.  (Yikes!)  Every day we are being read by our children.  Yes, even …

Carlyn’s Journey, Life Goes On XVI
June 25, 2010 – 6:00 AM | No Comment
Carlyn’s Journey, Life Goes On XVI

“What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger.” Anonymous
Everyone always uses this quote in all types of situations. It wasn’t until after our miscarriage that I truly appreciated those words and was …

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