Lisa Bates

Lisa Bates has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, Certification to teach Behavioral Sciences and a degree in Business Administration. From school administrator and non-profit executive, to teacher, coach, counselor and mom, Lisa has extensive experience, knowledge and training working with children from toddlers to teenagers. Currently, Lisa owns and operates LB Living Better, an organizational and educational services business. Lisa has just released her first book, Barbies in the Horse Bin, Living Better with Organized Children, and she is a seasoned, energizing, humorous, workshop presenter with extensive experience. As a mother of three teenagers including twin boys, Lisa maintains her sanity by writing, traveling and playing with her dogs. Read more about Lisa Bates at or contact her at

Creating a Summer Bucket List

By Lisa Bates

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When I was young, roaming about my backyard and neighborhood, summer seemed endless. Ten weeks of friends, fun, beaches and fireflies. As a parent, summer seems to fly by in a blink. One minute, it is Fourth of July fireworks, and the next minute, we are back to school shopping and savoring Labor Day weekend. There... Read more »