The Power Of Imagination

There is no doubt that everything we see, feel, touch, use, and so on began in someone else’s imagination. Without thinking something up, it would not exist today. Expanding further upon that truth, some believe that imagination is the all-seeing, all-knowing eye into tomorrow. …


How this lesson is relevant to you today.

My eleven year-old came into my room the other night at bedtime to say “goodnight.” While doing so, he began to explain to me, voice shaking, how upset he was over his teacher possibly placing his name on the “wall of shame” in his classroom because my son couldn’t do…


How we harm our kids by giving them too much.

When I was a newly married woman, I heard an interview given by an older, experienced mom. At the time, her words mortified me. Asked to provide advice on raising children, she said, “Don’t put your children first when it comes to things (toys, technology, clothing, etc.) …


Why does the United States dress so poorly?

Prepare yourself. Rant below!

I spent part of this weekend at the Big E. The Big E is New England’s most widely attended fair. As usual, it didn’t disappoint. That includes the sloppy get-ups much of the attendees arrived in. …


Why our parents did it better!

It seems that parenting these days is tougher than ever before. But is it really? Or are we, parents, just making it that way?

Those questions came about after speaking with another mom at a baseball game. Our boys are on the same team…


The evidence is all around you

What is the biggest tell that you have lost power over a situation or person? Force. …


Never give up!

We are a world that craves the basics. And on the way towards finding them, we fill our baskets with tom-foolery. Isn’t that the truth?

Love, inner peace, and purpose. Without these three, we are lost. Look at the gentleman in this photo. I met him while…


Tips to keep your head in check.

Last night, I woke up at 1:30am and couldn’t fall back to sleep. The reason? Gripping fear. It cornered me in my sleep and terrorized me for the rest of the night. …


Gratitude goes a long way

I turned fifty-five on August 1st. I must admit that I am at one of the best places of my life. It’s been a very full journey and as I look back over it, I can honestly say that I wouldn’t have missed a minute…


Women worn out by “giving” so much.

Last week I made a big decision. This decision required me to go “all in” on one thing and “all out” on another — something that no longer suited me.

It wasn’t made lightly. I weighed it on many scales, including that of my own morality and faith. When I…

Laura Wellington

Author of “Be Careful What You Wish For”, Founder of THREADMB.com, TEDx Speaker, Award-winning children’s entertainment creator, www.laurajwellington.com

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