12 Feb 2020

Why is the Thought of Asking So Scary?

'You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.' Oprah Winfrey Think about a time you wanted to ask a question and didn’t.  …

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27 Jan 2020

Praise Effort Regardless of the Results

My husband coaches our son’s hockey team. His coaching philosophy is one I admire and wholeheartedly believe in. Here's what he shared with the parents early in the season: “We've …

8 Jan 2020

Celebrate You!

Let's not wait to only celebrate on special occasions – let’s celebrate along the journey. Sometimes we think that something big needs to happen - …

18 Dec 2019

From Our Home to Yours

What a wonderful year! I loved presenting at the schools, conferences and businesses that have invited me to share my UPower message. I have had the …

12 Dec 2019

I Just Want to Be Me

I received an email from a student who felt they were two different people – one side of them is their school self, the other …

18 Nov 2019

Does Common Sense Exist?

“Common sense is sound practical judgment concerning everyday matters, or a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge that is shared by nearly all people.” Let’s …

6 Nov 2019

What does it Take to Move On to Let Go to Forgive?

The classroom culture was being affected by a few students who were holding onto words and actions that had taken place since...wait for it...GRADE 2!! …

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