Karla’s Korner: My Security Blanket

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! My Security Blanket… Have you ever held onto something from your past or childhood for so long it’s … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: Let Them Be Little

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy!   Let them be little. Quite often I listen to online radio while I am writing. I enjoy the … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: One Year Later

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! One Year Later: Less Tears and More Excitement…. A year ago I wrote about taking my daughter to … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: Wearing Their Own Shoes

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Wearing their own shoes: I took my son to his high school open house on Wednesday. As difficult … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: A Letter to My Friend

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Dear Devon, As I write this letter, you are preparing to move on to another phase in your life. … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: Learning to Love Our Shadows and Imperfections

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I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Learning to Love Our Shadows and Imperfections I have been writing a lot lately about the fact … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: Five Tips to Help Tame First Time School Anxieties

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I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Five Tips to Help Tame First Time School Anxieties…. August is here and that means the first day of … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: Just the Two of Us

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I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Just the two of us… As I write this I am preparing to send my son off to summer camp for the week … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: Living Life Locally….It’s A Personal Experience

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I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Living Life Locally….It’s A Personal Experience I live in a relatively rural area and for the most … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner – Living in Community: Learning to Give and Receive Help

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I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Last week I shared with my readers that I had been hobbling around with a full leg brace … [Read more...]