You know it is summertime in our home when the old Spinach Borscht pot comes out of the cabinet. My remarkable Green Brain mother-in-law, later lovingly referred to as “Grandma Lil,” gave me my 6-quart enameled Spinach Borscht pot as a bridal show gift, 53 years ago. My introduction to Spinach Borscht was in the…

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People often talk about getting to know a person by knowing their family or people will tell you that you are not just marrying your partner you are marrying the family. The same can be said about becoming successful. You will achieve success in your home, workplace, and/or community,  if you discover a little known…

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This morning, after yoga class two of my fellow yogis and I were chatting about the holidays. I told them that I always bake my sweet grandmother’s butter cookies with her secret ingredient for Chanukah.  I asked if they would like the recipe; they said yes; and I told them I would send them the…

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For centuries, all over the world, children have grown up listening to or reading fairy tales. These magical, engaging, and imaginary tales teach children and adults meaningful, relevant, and significant life lessons, which help them develop their self-image and how relate to other people, be honest, kind, strong, smart, and understanding of individuals who are…

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You can easily use the recognizable metaphor of a family to emphasize the importance of each family member helping to successfully build your relationships. I am including the following Meet the Success Family story in my new family business memoir. It is a perfect example for the chapter, which is entitled: Achieving and Maintaining Success. Let me…

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This afternoon, I enjoyed another delightful radio interview with Patricia Raskin on her VoiceAmerica Patricia Raskin Show. Listen to the radio show interview! Patricia and I discussed the four Brain Colors, how they impact people’s lives, and how each Brain Color responds positively and reacts negatively to spring and summer events, such as graduations, Mother’s Day,…

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You know it is summertime in our home when the old Spinach Borscht pot comes out of the cabinet. My remarkable Green Brain mother-in-law, later lovingly referred to as “Grandma Lil,” gave me my 6-quart enameled Spinach Borscht pot as a bridal show gift, 47 years ago. My introduction to Spinach Borscht was in the…

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I would like to introduce you to one of my author friends, Vivian Kirkfield, who is an educator, parenting speaker and children’s author.  I have asked Vivian to be a Holiday Guest Blogger and tell you about her award-winning book for parents and teachers of preschoolers, Show Me How! Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem Through Reading,…

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Today, we are going to enjoy our  Blue Family/Orange Fun  Annual Glazov Family Halloween Tradition. We all gather at our eldest son’s and daughter-in-law’s home to Trick or Treat in their beautifully decorated neighborhood. We are going to dress warmly since it is very chilly in Chicago. After our grandchildren have filled their Halloween bucket,…

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Last Week’s Post:  12.Tongue Twisters, Memorizing Lines & Interpreting Dialogue – Princess Shayna Musical  Only 6 more days until the Princess Shayna Musical performance! Be sure to read the Princess Shayna Musical Announcement on my website for more details! This is the 13th and the last journal entry/blog post from the multi-talented, skillful  and encouraging…

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Today, my blog post is going to be very short. I am busy planning and preparing a family celebration dinner for our son, Noah. Yesterday, Noah who is a Blue/Orange Brain signed the contract for his new job and gave notice to his employer. It has always been our Glazov Family Tradition to celebrate exciting…

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