Sticky Soda Solution

What no soda?! As this Kim and Jason comic strip (click on it to make it bigger) points out, sometime kids (and adults) crave something sweet and fizzy. Here’s a solution to the sticky soda problem! Each time I speak to an audience and advise them to cut the soda out of their routine, I…

Silly String and Expectations — A Great Birthday

Today is my girls’ 7th birthday … and guess what?  I am not overwhelmed and neither are they!  In the past we’ve tried to do too much and all ended up tired, crabby and many of us in tears. So this year we simplified.  Even though we believe birthdays should last for days — Birthday-palooza…

Honor Your Sponsors — without boring your audience!

Honor your sponsors. It’s a tough thing to do. You need to make your sponsors feel appreciated, but your time is limited and your program is full. How do you hit all of your goals, keep your audience entertained and still get people out the door by 1:00 pm? Be creative and have fun. Use…

EYH Blog Named Official Adultitis Antidote

Our good friends over at Kim & Jason have done it again, compiling a list of blogs which exhibit a childlike spirit that helps counteract the effects of Adultitis by using honesty, curiosity, passion and playfulness to encourage its readers to delight in the little things, dream big, and stress less. …and WOO HOO we’re…

EYH Blog Embraced by Healthcare Blogger Code of Ethics

Member Perspective Confidentiality Disclosure Reliability Courtesy medbloggercode.com We are delighted to announce our membership in this great community of ethical and responsible bloggers. Check out the other member blogs there are some wonderful ones from the health care provider perspective and some from the patient’s point of view. Share your thoughts by making a comment…

A Cow In My Carry-On

My daughter Callie’s first grade classroom is filled with stuffed-animal cows.  Her teacher, Mrs. Fraundorf, has a thing for cows and gets many as gifts.  When a class member or parent travels, Mrs. Fraundorf encourages them to take a cow along for the ride and report back on the adventure. Callie chose a very cute…