A Blog By Maria Dismondy

Word of the Year: Rise

Word of the Year: Rise

2011: Peace2012: Balance2013 Grace2014: Grow2015: Content2016: Play2017: Connect2018: Intentional2019: Focus2020: Beauty 2021: Light  This year my word was LIGHT. Here’s a recap on how this word was able to guide me in the many different areas of my...

Word of the Year: Beauty

Word of the Year: Beauty

Every year I choose a word to focus on throughout the 365 days. I have been doing this for a decade now and it helps me to be intentional as life gets busy and I am stuck in the day to day grind (you know, the continuous hamster wheel that we try to avoid but...

Roadtrips!

Roadtrips!

Maria goes live every other week, taking turns between her author Facebook page and her private Empowering Kids with Character Facebook group. On July 18th, Maria talked about road trips! You can watch the video here. Maria and her children are planning a road trip to...

5 Habits of an Organized Mama

5 Habits of an Organized Mama

#1 Time to Think If you are reading this as a parent, you may hear children in the background. They may be sitting on your lap or calling your name. Regardless, the little people we are raising are with us a large majority throughout the day. It's important to set...

A Game to Show Goal Setting

A Game to Show Goal Setting

Hi everyone! I’m Mandy Bush and I am the online business manager for Cardinal Rule Press (Maria’s publishing company). I am a mother of 2 (son and daughter) and I will be blogging this month on Be the Difference and will be recapping some valuable tips from Maria’s...

Word of the Year

Word of the Year

Hi everyone! I’m Mandy Bush and I am the online business manager for Cardinal Rule Press. I am a mother of 2 (son and daughter) and I will be blogging this month on Be the Difference and will be recapping some valuable tips from Maria’s new show! On January 11, Maria...