Now my blog and my new gorgeous website have merged. Kind of. I may continue to post about family on this blog. But if you're looking for more writing about learning, unschooling, or my coaching practice, it will be at SuePatterson.com/blog. Also, I've been really into making graphics. So I may be sharing them here … Continue reading MY BLOG MOVED!
It's time again for my kinda-annual cookie exchange. Last year we skipped it, with Ron having a heart attack two weeks before Christmas. But not this year! 🙂 For those that are new to this cookie exchange idea... You make a whole lot of one kind of cookies...8 dozen total. It's not that hard really, … Continue reading Cookie Exchange! 2015
If you're creating a new gratitude project, don't overlook your own five senses: sight smell hearing touch taste Sometimes we're in our own heads too much, list-making and over-thinking. I invite you to take a deep breath – oh, go wild, and take three! Breathe in and hold for a few seconds, then release. Continue … Continue reading Gratitude & Your 5 Senses
I think I may have been a graphic designer in a former life. Notice that I did NOT say a good graphic designer... But I love creating them, tweaking them, playing with them. And with my new Gratitude Challenge, I've made yet another graphic. I'd love to really learn how to make InfoGraphics - so … Continue reading Gratitude and Graphics
I've decided that I need to focus on gratitude. I've noticed that I've been suggesting that others focus on gratitude more in their lives - and perhaps that's exactly what I need to do! So, over on my coaching facebook page, I've started a little challenge. Wanna join me? Each day, I will post a link … Continue reading My Gratitude Challenge
I'm feeling a little nostalgic today. It's Halloween 2015 and my kids are all grown and off on their own Halloween adventures. We had soo much fun when they were little - tons of activities to prep for Halloween and then the big day! Usually a party! And, tonight, we'll go to Alyssa's house where she … Continue reading Patterson Halloweens!
Here we are in the holiday season celebrating with friends and family, some of whom we haven't seen in a while. While that's exciting, it can also be a little nerve-wracking. No one can push our buttons like family, right? When your sister asks why your 9-year-old isn't reading yet or your uncle wants to … Continue reading Naysayers at the Holidays