Guilty Mommy Guide 2 Life

The Guilty Mommy Guide 2 Life Lesson 1: Stop Calling It Guilt!

I like watching courtroom programs like Law & Order & Perry Mason. One thing they have taught me is the meaning of guilt. In my opinion, guilt implies a misdeed has been done. Sometimes, such as on these shows, the misdeed is a terrible crime, someone has broken the law. At other times, people have done something bad that may…

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Memorial Day/Independence Day

Fun Fourth of July Games for Kids

Time to go old school this year. These fun games and activities for kids are perfect for 4th of July or any family gathering. Psst! They’re not just for kids! The grown-ups can play too. Aren’t we all kids in the summer?  From BH&G Summer Games

Memorial Day/Independence Day

14 Patriotic, Star-Spangled Ways to Use Mason Jars

Late last year, a friend gave me a box of Mason jars. I remember looking at them & wondering what in the world I was going to use them for. I knew there were many crafts that use Mason jars but I was stumped right then. I did find ways to use them to make Christmas snow globes. Now I…

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Memorial Day/Independence Day

Easy Patriotic Decorations

I love decorating my home for all the different seasons & holidays throughout the year. right now, I am transitioning from Spring to Patriotic. Red, white & blue will decorate my home for most of the summer. Add a patriotic touch to your home with these simple & sensational decorations from BH&G. It’s easy to do, can be very inexpensive…

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Memorial Day/Independence Day

Outdoor Buffet Tips and Ideas

Memorial Day/Independence Day

Fourth of July Potluck Ideas

Called to Lead

The 6 No-no’s of Successful Delegation Part 6: Never Forget to Say Thank You

Never Forget to Say Thank You! I hate sounding like everyone’s mom but you must never, EVER forget your manners. Whether you are overseeing an event or an organization, working with volunteers or high paid professionals, you must ALWAYS REMEMBER TO SAY THANK YOU!

Called to Lead

The 6 No-no’s of Successful Delegation Part 5: Never Criticize

Never Criticize   I have a confession to make, well, actually 2 confessions: I am borderline OCD & I struggle with anxiety. Both conditions are mild & only cause me slight problems. My darling husband, the Infamous Mr. D is so wonderful about all this. I once apologized for being so fussy about something. He told me I wasn’t fussy.…

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Called to Lead

The 6 No-no’s of Successful Delegation Part 4: Never Make Assumptions

You’ve chosen the right people for the job, asked them to help you in your organization or on your event & made a vow not to micromanage the very competent people under your leadership.  Now, nothing to do but sit back & relax while things happen flawlessly around you, right? Uh, not so fast!

Called to Lead

The 6 No-no’s of Successful Delegation Part 3: Never Micromanage

  Never Micromanage As a first time leader, you want to do a good job. No, you want to do a GREAT job! You’re concerned it might reflect badly on you if something goes wrong, whether you are in charge of an event or an organization. Your name & face are what people see & you are going to do…

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