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Taming Temper Tantrums in Your Little Darling


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Introducing Val's Newest Book

Gaining Momentum: Preparing Your Student for a Career with or without College 










The Practically Speaking MOM's Curriculum Recommendation for elementary to early middle school (this is an affiliate link):

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Our Family Nov 2017: Seven Children, Including Two Married  Daughters with their Husbands and Our Two Grandsons,

Intentional Parenting  at all stages

Seven kids and all their hilarious, heart-wrenching, and humble moments have shaped me into a much different person than I once was and I'm so so glad!

Are You Parenting the Symptoms or Reaching the Roots?

“To Birthday Party or Not to Birthday Party?” that is the Question.

Give Your Child the Gift of Goal Setting

Three Quick Tips for Parents to Improve Your Relationship with Your Teen


What to Do with The Sad Little Sisters: Seasons of Change

Saving Your Sanity – Meals/Groceries

When Littles are Loud, Part 1

Wearing All Your Hats Without Wearing Out, Part 1

This Moment is Your Legacy; The Gathering Place

Confessions of a Clueless-about-Star Wars Mom


Communication Class page


Excellent Communication Skills may in fact, be one of the most critical components for a successful career, a successful marriage, and any other setting where PEOPLE are involved!  As a Speech Teacher for 19 years, I've had a chance to  develop some fun and effective methods for helping students and adults to communicate more effectively in all situations from conflict resolution to job interviews.

(More Coming Soon - Public Speaking Skills, Interview Skills, Relationship Communication help - Curriculum for students of multiple ages - Practical Speaking Skills!)


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My Practically Speaking Prayer

"May the words of my mouth and the thoughts of my heart be pleasing to you, oh Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer."  Psalm 19:14