November 2009 - Parent Up: Standing Up for Your Child

by Kim Crouch I'm certain I'm not the only one frustrated or who has encountered this but what is going on with some parents in our community? I mean when did parenting become a burden? I was the keynote speaker at an event this past weekend for a local organization and talking about the power of

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November 2009 - Good Eats! Texas Best Smokehouse

by Michelle Y. Kelly The three "R"s = remarkable service, reliable quality, and taste to remember , these are the three things I look for in a restaurant when I am going to write about them. I am a truck driver by trade, with a background in food and food service. My father was a butcher and a

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November 2009 - How I Lost 80 Pounds and Kept It Off

By Wendy Dawn So many weight loss stories have an addendum in the small print that negates just about everything a quick-loss product promises to do. Usually, they say: "Weight lost in conjunction with diet and exercise." I'll bet you're sick of seeing buff models work out on the latest "As Seen

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November 2009 - Cover Story: Edie Raether “I Believe I Can Fly”

Walking along the pier on the lake where her boat is docked, I had a fantastic conversation with amazing Edie Raether, Speaker, Author, coach. Edie is a force to be reckoned with. She's had a practice as a successful psychotherapist and has spoken on five continents. She's made millions, been on an

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November 2009 - A Moment Alone

by Annika Murray Just the other day I walk into my laundry room and to my surprise, I find Alana (almost 7 years old) standing in the corner. She was carefully tucked away in the midst of loads of laundry needing washing, drying, folding and hanging. I call it "Mt. Murray", but let's save that

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November 2009 - Getting Over the Overs

By Karyn Beach As a trainer, and now as a life coach, I’ve had the opportunity to work with a wide array of people. From entry-level employees to front-line managers to executives and CEOs, I’ve trained and worked with them all. No matter what their job title or income, I’ve noticed when it

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November 2009 - About Our Cover: Edie Raether

A Change Strategist and international keynote speaker and author, Edie Raether has integrated over 40 years of experience in human potential development, motivation,  and behavioral psychology into a revolutionary character building program, Wings for Wishes. As president of Performance PLUS, a spe

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November 2009 - Wilder in Real Life: Who Are You? Yes, You!

By Lauren Wilder I attended an event where I enjoyed a free concert a few weeks ago where I found a deeper meaning in being in the V.I.P. line. This philosophy came to me days later when I was figuring out my career path with my blue ink pen. While I was in line I thought I was clever for coming

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